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33 medical college students test positive at Kolar in Karnataka

33 medical students in Kolar test positive for COVID-19.

Thirty-three medical students of a medical college at Kolar in Karnataka have tested positive for COVID-19.

The genomic test reports of the students from Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College are awaited by district health officials, District Surveillance Officer Dr Charani told journalists.

Dr Charani said the entire block where the students were staying has been declared a containment zone.

Preliminary reports indicate that they had no travel history, but their travel to Bengaluru cannot be ruled out, according to a health official.

All the medical students were isolated in R L Jalappa Hospital and are under treatment and stable. So far, 1192 samples of their primary and secondary contacts were collected, said Dr Charani.