Students suspended for a month for traveling, breaking Covid norms

Amritsar: 60 MBBS students from Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) have been rusticated for breaking the college’s Covid-19 norms and travelling to Jodhpur, out of which 18 have been tested Covid positive.

According to the authorities of the hospital, the students returned to their respective hostels last Sunday from Jodhpur and checked into their rooms without informing the authorities.

Dr Rajiv Devgan, principal, GMCH Amritsar, said, “We got all of them tested and 18 have tested positive. All 60 have been issued notice and rusticated for a month from the classes and hostels both. Even if they attend classes, they will be marked absent.”

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