New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has advised students to immediately return to their homes and take adequate precautions against contracting or spreading coronavirus (Covid-19). The university''s latest notice, issued on Monday, called for strict compliance of the government advisories.
The JNU had on March 13 announced suspension of all kinds of academic activities, including conferences and workshops, till March 31. Monday''s notice comes in continuation to the earlier notice that JNU had issued on March 6 and March 13.
Apart from advising the students to vacate the hostels, the JNU authorities have cancelled all conferences, workshops, cultural events and other gatherings. Hostel services are limited to basic mess facility for students from other countries and Indian students who are staying back for valid reasons.
It also suggested that all faculty members, officers and staff should continue to attend their duties and responsibilities.
At least114 confirmed cases have been reported and two Covid-19 related deaths have occurred in India so far .
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