Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has asked all students or visitors from Maharashtra to submit a negative RT-PCR report (no more than 72 hours) or will have to enter for a 14-day quarantine. Varsity has released revised guidelines for growing COVID-19 cases across the country. Maharashtra has seen one of the highest rates in India.
The revised JNU guidelines suggest that there be strong vigilance in areas where students and / or staff can meet. There will be a strong consolidation of guidelines in all areas of society, varsity said. The university also asked the principals to have a set time in the section and students were advised not to leave the hostels unless necessary.
The new rules will take effect immediately until April 30 or until further orders. Students should wear face masks and maintain social confusion in public places, libraries, workplaces, markets and hostels. Heads of departments are requested to reduce the number of staff in the laboratories and wherever necessary.