Dharwad, Nov 22: Karnataka Minister Medical Education and incharge of Corona Dr K Sudhakar on Sunday said that Colleges reopened in the State may have to be closed if there is an increase in the number of Corona cases.
Speaking to newsmen here on Saturday night, he said the students have more immunity then the aged people, hence the virus may not be affect them quickly, hence the government had decided to reopen the colleges for final year Degree students and government has responsibility of the future of the students, hence the colleges have been opening on the phased manners
According to information so far 120 students tested positive after reopening of Colleges, if more cases are found, there is no option left but to close the colleges again.
Pointing out that in Ahmedabad lockdown was announced from Saturday again. People should not believe that the covid-19 has gone , it was not correct , everyone should be taking more precautionary measures.
Stating that people of Uttara Kannada have benefitted from Hubballi KIMS hospital and government planning to upgrade the hospital soon, he added.
Replying to a question on the possibility of a second wave of the covid-19, he said that usually as per the covid-19 people who have been infected will not affect again upto nearly two months. If people cooperate with the government to follow the covid-19 regulations properly there will not be any fear of a second wave of virus, he added.