Sambalpur: The Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) Burla here will remain closed for three consecutive days starting today.
While the university had earlier declared October 10 (today) and 11 as holidays, today it issued a notice announcing that the varsity will remain closed on October 12. During these three days, the entire campus will be sanitised to curb spread of COVID-19.
Meanwhile, all faculty members have been requested to take their assigned classes from home, said the notice issued by the VSSUT Vice-Chancellor.
Earlier last month, the university was closed for four days from September 26 to September 29 due to rise in COVID-19 positive cases.
Till 10 AM today, Sambalpur district’s COVID-19 tally was 6971 , including 992 active cases and 24 causalities. Sambalpur Municipality has reported 4,049 confirmed cases so far.