Authorities at Kashmir University have closed one of the gates after Dean Academic Affairs was tested positive for Covid-19 infection.

   Deputy Registrar Administration has issued an order asking Dean College Development Council (DCDC), Ghulam Mohiuddin Dar (Sangami) to take the charge of Dean Academic Affairs at Kashmir University till (infected official) resumes his duties.

   Medical Officer, Health Centre Kashmir University Dr Suriya told KNT that contacts of infected official have been identified and their samples will be taken. She said that Administrative Block and other buildings of University have been fumigated and everything in under control.

   She added that Sir Syed Gate of the University has been closed and not many activities are going in the Varsity in wake of the Covid threat.

  Sources, said that infected official has attended various meetings in the Varsity in recent days and those meetings were attended by scores of teaching and non-teaching employees.