Nursing college in Mangaluru declared containment zone as 7 Kerala students test positive

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Mangaluru: A private nursing college here has been declared a containment zone by Dakshina Kannada district health department after seven students tested positive for Covid-19.

All the seven students are from Kerala, studying for first year in the college. They had arrived with Covid-19 negative RT-PCR certificates.

Dakshina Kannada district nodal officer for Covid-19, Dr H Ashok said the infected students have been isolated. Throat swab samples of 43 first year students were tested of which seven students tested positive, he said. (PTI)

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