As the country is registered higher number of cases every day, as many as 100 students at Patiala Medical College have tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, said Cabinet Minister Raj Kumar Verka.
Reportedly, the students who are residing in hostels are asked to leave their rooms immediately. Around 1,000 students stay in the college hostel.
Earlier, 93 students had also tested positive at Thapar Engineering College and many other colleges have also been reporting such cases.
According to the college administration, doctors are deployed to test more and more students and that the situation is now under control.
Meanwhile, India on Tuesday reported 37,379 fresh Covid-19 cases, fuelled by 1,892 omicron cases in the country.