Eleven out of the 138 girls of DCB Girls’ College in Jorhat district of upper Assam tested positive for Covid-19.
Out of the 11 girls, three who were to appear for semester exams have been kept in isolation in the hostel and will appear for the exams from there.
The other eight girls have been kept under home isolation.
Jorhat Deputy Commissioner Roshni A Korati said that the other eight girls did not have exams.
The Covid-19 positive cases have been increasing rapidly after almost three months of zero or single positive cases in the district.
The DC said the district administration had also set up RAT testing facilities in major colleges like JB College and CKB College in Jorhat and NN Saikia College in Titabar subdivision.
The 148 in JB College and 40 who were tested in NN Saikia College all tested negative.