51 MBBS Students Of VIMSAR Infected With Covid-19

Sambalpur: As many as 51 MBBS students of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla in Sambalpur district have tested positive for Covid-19 so far, informed Dean Jayashree Dora on Wednesday.

Reportedly, 22 MBBS students of the institute were first found infected with the virus on Monday. The students had developed symptoms of Covid-19 post the annual function UTKARASH-2021 at VIMSAR, informed Director Dr. Lalit Kumar Meher.

Few more cases were reported on Tuesday following which the Sambalpur District Administration declared several hostels and staff quarters at VIMSAR as micro containment and buffer zones.