Delhi University issued revised guidelines amid the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases across the national capital. DU has issued a fresh set of guidelines for the safety of the students and staff. The university has also suspended all offline activities on campus till April 13.
Students of Delhi University to avoid any physical presence at their respective institutes. In the new official guidelines, the university’s circular read “All the students are advised to stay at home/ hostel and avoid physical presence for their academic work to libraries, laboratory, etc. unless very essential work will continue, with proper Covid 19 precautions which include thermal screening at gates with a valid identity proof along with the purpose of visit to the University campus, social distancing, prohibition of spitting in the public places, etc. and wearing a mask is made mandatory. Entry will be restricted inside the Faculty of Arts, Hostels, Science as no outsider will be permitted inside.” The University has also canceled the booking of a conference center and seminar hall for any functions till further notice.
Further decisions will be made after the observation of 10 days. The University of Delhi urges all the Colleges, Departments, Centres, and Hostels to remain vigilant to handle the covid situation.
Many universities in Delhi such as Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia University have issued new guidelines to all the students and staff in view of the increasing Covid-19 cases across the national capital in the past few days.
Delhi University decided to tighten the Covid-19 restrictions after 13 students and two staff members from St. Stephen’s College tested positive for Covid-19 and the campus had to be shut down.