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COVID-19: Panjab University hostels to serve as quarantine centres

A total of 56 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Chandigarh so far while the death toll stands at zero, informed the Health Department of Chandigarh on Tuesday. 

Published: 29th April 2020 10:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th April 2020 10:52 AM   |  A+A-

Punjab police personnel send back to tourist visiting 'Beating The Retreat' ceremony at Attari-Wagah Border due to the coronavirus lockdown

Punjab police personnel send back to tourist visiting 'Beating The Retreat' ceremony at Attari-Wagah Border due to the coronavirus lockdown. (Photo| IANS)

By ANI

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University will vacate two of their hostels which will be converted into quarantine centres, as per the orders of the Union Territory Administration.

"The administration asked us to vacate four hostels, currently, we are vacating two," Emanual Nahar, the Dean Students Welfare of the University told ANI on Tuesday.

The development comes as the country continues to witness an increase in coronavirus cases.

A total of 56 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Chandigarh so far while the death toll stands at zero, informed the Health Department of Chandigarh on Tuesday. 

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