Kolkata , July 7:
An employee of the Jadavpur University tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the authorities on Monday to shut the varsity till July 12.
Classes and on-campus academic activities are suspended since March 16, but the administrative section is functioning.
The employee, who works at the research department of the varsity, tested positive on Sunday, a senior official said.
For the safety and security of the staff and the entire university community, the sanitisation of the Aurobindo Bhawan, which is the administrative building, will be done by Kolkata Municipal Corporation immediately, Registrar Snehamanju Basu said in a notice.
All the departments, sections, units except emergency services will remain closed till July 12, it added.