Delhi University’s St Stephen’s College will organise a Covid testing camp on its campus with the assistance of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate’s (SDMs) workplace for all members of the school group on Wednesday. This comes after 13 college students and two officers, Dean/Chaplain Monodeep Daniel and mess steward/safety officer Samuel Shekhar, examined Covid-19 constructive following a ‘chapel trip’ to Dalhousie within the final week of March.
Principal John Varghese had issued a discover stating 13 college students had examined constructive on April 2.
On Tuesday, Varghese stated in a discover, “The college with the help of the SDM’s office will be conducting a covid testing camp tomorrow…at 11 am. All members of the college community who are interested in testing themselves are welcome to get themselves tested. The camp will be open till 1:30 pm.”
On Monday, the SDM Civil Lines put two places – Mukherjee East, Extension Block, and the Sports Complex – underneath “strict perimeter control” and made it “out of bounds for all”.
Varghese, nevertheless, stated different areas of the school campus can be “open for routine and normal work” from Tuesday, and that college and employees “may return to normal duties” following “all Covid safety measures”.
This was finished as Covid-19 exams finished on April 3 on resident college students, housekeeping and mess employees had been all damaging.
Governing physique member Nandita Narain wrote to Varghese Tuesday asking if the internal perimeter of the school shouldn’t stay closed for “a few more days” as one scholar who had examined damaging within the school held testing camp allegedly examined constructive when he examined himself in a authorities facility.
When contacted, Varghese stated to confer with Tuesday’s discover.