Colleges in Karnataka may be shut if coronavirus cases rise: Minister Dr K Sudhakar

Sunday, 22 Nov, 5.28 pm

Barely six days after the degree and engineering colleges were reopened in the state, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Sunday said they may be shut again if the coronavirus cases go up. Degree, engineering and diploma colleges were reopened on November 17 after eight months of closure due to coronavirus-induced lockdown. Under the circumstances, reports emerged that at least 130 students got infected by Covid-19.

"If the cases go up, then, as you have said in your (media) reports, we will have to go for a shutdown once again.