coronavirus, his close contacts were traced, he said. "A group of 25 students, including the index case (the first student who tested positive), was part of a team which was preparing for a national level competition and working together on an all-terrain vehicle at the college workshop.
So, all the close contacts were traced, isolated and subjected to the RT-PCR tests. So far, 13 students have tested positive, eight are negative and results of four students are awaited," the official added All the infected students are in home isolation and they are largely asymptomatic, he said. "We are keeping a close watch on their health and are constantly in touch with the families," the official said.