Published On: Tue, Aug 4th, 2020

IIT-Kanpur director tests positive for coronavirus

Kanpur: Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur Director Professor Abhay Karandikar tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday.

IIT-Kanpur Director Professor Abhay Karandikar

Karandikar developed a mild fever two days back and went for a swab test on the advice of the institute’s Medical Officer, Deputy Director Professor S Ganesh said.

His test report came positive for COVID-19, Ganesh said

“As a precautionary measure, and on the advice of the doctors, Karandikar has been taken to the Max Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi,” Ganesh said.

PTI

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