Four aspiring MBBS students who attended TN medical counselling test positive for covid-19
Chennai: The fatal Covid-19 infection recently gripped four government school students who attended medical counselling in Chennai on Wednesday. The aspiring MBBS students tested positive for the infection.
Confirmation to this effect has been given by the Directorate of Medical Education officials who stated that the four aspiring MBBS students were found positive for Covid19 in a test conducted as a precautionary measure as it was a function attended by Chief Minister Eddappadi K Palaniswami.
The RT-PCS tests were done by the Selection Committee for all 262 candidates present in the counselling session.
Director of medical education Dr R Narayanababu told TOI, " All of them are asymptomatic and healthy. They were not among the 18 students who received admit cards from the CM."
The directorate further suggested that if others present in the counselling showed symptoms of the viral infection should also under the test.