COVID has confirmed that more candidates have appeared for the Kerala Engineering and Medical Entrance Examination. A student from Maniyoor who appeared for the examination at Malabar Christian College Higher Secondary School in Kozhikode was diagnosed with the disease.
COVID had confirmed on the 21st that he was a native student who had written the exam here. The 20 people who wrote the exam in the hall with this student and the invigilators were taken into observation. COVID had earlier confirmed to the students and parents who had written the exam on the 16th of this month. Similar cases were reported in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. COVID has finally confirmed that the student is a native of Kollam Anchal Kaithadi who appeared for the exam at Kaimanam, Thiruvananthapuram. The child’s parent had previously been diagnosed with the disease.
Parents and students have already raised concerns over the conduct of entrance exams as the COVID spread is on the rise. But the government went ahead with the examination by making more arrangements. The crowd at the exam center in the capital, where the triple lockdown was announced, was a big discussion.