As many as 58 medical students at Annamalai University in Chidambaram, Cuddalore district have been diagnosed with COVID 19 and classes have been cancelled and hostels closed.
The Annamalai University Medical College and Hospital is presently treating COVID patients. Most of the students who were in the hostel have gone back to their hometowns as it has been declared holidays until January 31.
Only a handful of medical and medical students studying at the University Medical College stayed in hostels. A total of 58 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus, including 22 male students and 36 female students staying at the hostel.