JNU makes carrying negative COVID-19 test report mandatory for anyone coming from Maharashtra


The Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday made it mandatory to hold a negative RT-PCR test report for anyone coming to the campus from Maharashtra. It mentioned in a round that the report “should not be older than 72 hours prior to undertaking the journey”.

Those with out the negative COVID-19 test report should quarantine for 14 days, it mentioned.

The college additionally requested for strict enforcement of COVID-19 protocol in public locations, libraries, laboratories, markets and hostels. It requested division heads to plan for staggered working hours.

“The staggered working hours should be implemented in laboratories as was the case in the beginning of the phased-opening of the campus. Department heads may also plan for staggering work-hours and reduced number of staff whenever there is concern of social distancing in the offices,” the round said.

It mentioned the scholars are suggested to not come out of their hostels until there’s a crucial requirement to go to any specific facility.

The faculties and libraries that are smaller in measurement and can’t keep COVID-19 protocol will stay closed, it added.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) had on April 6 issued tips in compliance with the Delhi authorities’s order for night time curfew within the nationwide capital.

The college had directed in a discover that motion throughout the campus, and motion out and in of the campus, will likely be restricted throughout the curfew timing of 10 pm to five am.




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