Dhenkanal, Mar 25: As many as eight students of a private hostel have been found Covid-19 positive in the district today.
The Dhenkanal Municipality had conducted the RTPCR test of around 300 students of the same hostel on Monday, among which eight students have been found infected by the virus. The hostel has been entirely sealed by the authorities after the reports came out. The infected students have been kept in isolation and the hostel has also been properly sanitised.
The students will be again tested after 7 days and provisions are being made for random testing of students of different hostels/ mess in the district, informed the officer.