The Jawaharlal Nehru University has asked its students to vacate hostels amid the coronavirus pandemic and said mess facilities would only be available for the next 48 hours. Many state governments have been shutting down educational institutions as a preventative measure to slow down the spread of Covid-19. As of now, there have been nearly 195 cases of the deadly coronavirus in India. 4 deaths have occured in the country due to its fatal nature.
“All activities in the university, including services in the hostels, schools and administration are hereby suspended till the said date,” it said. “Accordingly, all students are required to vacate the hostels.”