Amid the Covid upsurge scare, as many as 25 students of the VSSUT (Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology), Burla here, have tested positive for coronavirus.
The fresh cases were detected in three hostels of the university just in two days, informed university source on Saturday.
The infected students are currently undergoing treatment at different hospitals.
Following the detection of new positive cases in the VSSUT premises, the Vice-Chancellor has urged the students not to enter into the campus as part of precautionary measures.
Last year, one of the professors of the premier educational institution had lost her husband to the Covid-19.
Later, the woman professor was found positive for the virus.