50 students test positive for coronavirus at Lucknow University
Lucknow : All scheduled examinations at the Lucknow University have been postponed till further notice after 50 students tested positive for coronavirus. The University also has shut down the campus in view of the development. The new examination dates will be announced soon at www.lkouniv.ac.in.
"Students of Lucknow University and associated colleges are informed that all the examinations between January 15 to January 31 have been rescheduled in view of rising COVID-19 cases in the university. Fresh dates of examinations will be announced soon at www.lkouniv.ac.in," a letter from the university stated.
As a preventive measure, the university has asked first year undergraduate students to vacate the hostel and return to their homes.
According to the earlier order, all the colleges in Uttar Pradesh were asked to shut offline classes till January 16. The notice, however, had stated that the examination for colleges and universities would be held in offline mode as per the schedule.
Meanwhile, coronavirus cases in India are continuously rising. 2.64 lakh new coronavirus cases were reported on Thursday.