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COVID grips colleges in Lucknow: Hostels vacated, exams deferred as many students test positive

Amid the emergent fears of the third wave in Lucknow, COVID-19 infection has found its grip on city colleges - heightening the pandemic threat. Nearly 40 students, all hostellers, from the Institute of Engineering and Technology in Lucknow, have tested coronavirus positive on Wednesday, pushing the authorities to postpone the examination schedule. Hostels have been vacated here with immediate effect.

As per reports, a similar situation was also faced at Lucknow University, where a few hostel inmates tested positive. Orders have been circulated to vacate hostels here as well.

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