Coronavirus: College suspends classes as one student tests positive

Muscat: The College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS) has decided to suspend its classes and activities for a period of two weeks after one student tested positive for coronavirus, the college said in a statement on Thursday.

In an online statement, the CBFS said, “The collage’s management held a meeting chaired by Dr Khalfan Al Bharwani, Chairman CBFS and have decided to temporarily shut down classes for a period of 14 days starting today, 5th March 2020.

This decision came after one of the students positively tested for COVID-19 infection on Wednesday 4th March 2020. The college management, as per the MOH directives, has taken all precautionary measures to contain the spread of infection in the college premises.

Photo: A passenger wearing a face mask has her temperature checked in Surabaya on March 5, 2020. Indonesia on March 2.

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