Authorities of the institute have stepped up to close the Inidian institute of Technology Madras as more the. 100 people are tested positive for coronavirus.
The test includes 33 more cases on Monday. 5 staff members and 66 students had tested positive prior to this. Tha whole campus was shut as the number is cases increased a d became a containment zone.
The institute has been imposed by lockdown as 71 cases were reported this month where 44 cases were known to be found on Saturday and sunday.
The institute decided to close all of its centre and departments due to this as this could make it worse if it is not closed.
The students and staff staying inside the institute are advised to be quarantined themselves in the hostel room and maintain a social distance to not let it spread more. The cases may have increased due to common dinning area in the campus.