The 15-year-old boy, K Harsha Vardhan, was suffering from a rare genetic disease called Osteopetrosis or Albers-Schönberg disease.
Manipal Hospitals, Vijayawada, started administering Sputnik V vaccine as part of its COVID-19 vaccination drive.
Owing to the non-availability of stocks for the second dose of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine, Manipal Hospitals had to postpone the commercial launch of the vaccine at their facility.
Students will be assessed based on their internal assessment marks and performance of previous semester as a one time measure for the ongoing semester.
Manipal Hospitals has tied up with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to incorporate Sputnik V vaccine in their existing vaccine list, comprising Covishield and Covaxin.
The roll-out of the Sputnik V vaccine by Manipal Hospitals in Bengaluru is part of the limited pilot soft launch initiated by Dr Reddy's in Hyderabad last month, Manipal Hospitals said in a statement.
MITans (students of MIT), compiled a list of woes they faced on a state-run page on Twitter, where students complained of insensitivity of the institute on a campaign #enoughManipal #cancelMITexams.
He was discharged from the city's Manipal hospital, where he has been undergoing treatment for the last five days, his office said.
Set up in 2016, the 220-bed Manipal Hospitals, Klang, is a high-end tertiary care hospital accredited by the Malaysian society for quality in health.
Considering that students would have visited local restaurants, it has been decided to consider nearby eateries as a buffer zone and the staff there will be tested on a priority basis, said the DC
Udupi DHO Dr Sudhirchandra Sooda told TNIE that more tests have been conducted in the district and efforts are on to test all symptomatic students of MIT, Manipal on priority basis.
Administrators of MIT, after directions from the health department, had allowed around 130 students with RTPCR negative reports to return home. These students were given one day to leave the campus.
The DC told The New Indian Express that he has already received an assurance from the MIT, Manipal Director that all cooperation will be extended by the institute in containing the spread of COVID-19
Manipal Institute of Technology in Karnataka declared as ‘containment zone’ after 27 COVID-19 cases detected on campus
District authority has found that 75 percent of the positive cases reported in the district in the last five days were from MIT campus.