Amid a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, 67 people, including 31 students, from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) tested positive for coronavirus in the past ten days, in addition to seven people found infected on Monday. According to the IIM-A dashboard, which lists the number of tests performed and the number of positive cases per day, samples from all seven came back positive on Monday.
Over the past ten days, a total of 892 COVID-19 tests were conducted for the faculty, students, staff, community members and contract staff, of which 67 tested positive, according to the dashboard. Of the total of 67 active cases on the IIM-A campus, 31 are students, eight faculty members, two on-campus and eight off-campus staff, and 18 community members.
As of September 2020, a total of 532 people have tested positive for coronavirus on the IIM-A campus, of which 465 have recovered. The dashboard was set up on September 1, 2020. A large number of cases are about students. As of September 2020, 9,171 tests have been conducted at IIM-A, according to the dashboard.
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