Covid spike: DU to hold classes, exams online for next 2 weeks
Authorities of Dhaka University today decided to hold academic activities including classes and examinations virtually for next two weeks from Sunday following the government's decision to keep educational institutions closed till February 6 amid sharp rise in Covid-19 transmission.
DU's Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) Prof ASM Maksud Kamal confirmed the development to The Daily Star.
However, the residential halls of the university will remain open, he said.
"After discussing with our vice-chancellor in this regard, we have decided that our academic activities will continue online as the Covid-19 situation has deteriorated. But residential halls will remain open maintaining proper health protocols. We urge the students to make sure that they wear mask and maintain proper health protocols," the pro-VC said.
During the last ten days, at least 44 students and 30 teachers of the university were diagnosed with Covid-19, according to Covid-19 testing lab sources.