Sambalpur: Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Burla has been shutdown for a day following the death of a lady lecturer’s husband reportedly due to Covid19.
According to sources, the deceased was working as a senior official in NALCO, Angul. He had tested positive for the virus last afternoon and breathed his last this morning. He had recently travelled to corona hotspot Ganjam to perform the last rites of his mother-in-law.
While contact tracing is on and swab sample of the lecturer has been collected for COVID-19 test
The authorities will take a decision on further extension of the shutdown later in the day, the sources added.