Jamshedpur, July 6 (PTI) National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur suspended the classes till Friday after 13 students tested positive for COVID-19, an official said.

All the victims were isolated soon after they tested positive, he said, adding that they are doing well.

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The 13 students were found to be positive in a random test, which was conducted following the detection of COVID cases on the campus in Adityapur area of Seraikela-Kharswan district, the official said on Wednesday.

They are being provided with food, medicines and other essential items while being in isolation, said Sunil Kumar Bhagat, the assistant registrar.

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Barring first year and some senior students, all other pupils are away on summer vacation, Bhagat said.

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