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Ahead of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s visit, 19 test positive for Covid at IIM Jammu

Last Updated on April 8, 2021 at 4:18 pm

While the security has been beefed up in the winter capital Jammu ahead of the visit of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu who is scheduled to address the convocation of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) here on Friday, 19 students have tested positive for Covid-19 at the institution.

Police and paramilitary forces have been directed to stay alert, keep a strict vigil and intensify patrolling in the city, especially in the vicinity of the venue and Jammu airport road as a precautionary measure, the officials said.

At least 19 people including students and staff members at IIM Jammu  have tested positive for Covid-19. They underwent the test after they started showing symptoms. Venkaiah Naidu is scheduled to address the convocation of IIM Jammu on April 9 at Convention Center, Canal Road.