Kathmandu University. (File Photo)
DHULIKHEL: The Dhulikhel-based Kathmandu University (KU) in Kavrepalanchowk district has been closed for next 15 days beginning today owing to the growing risk of coronavirus infection.
Through a notice on Monday, University registrar Prof Dr Subodh Sharma said all services (except most essential and of school of medical sciences) would remain closed from today as a precautionary measure against the virus.
The University is highly concerned about the possibility of spread of the virus in the Kathmandu Valley, including Dhulikhel and Banepa municipalities in the district, it said. However, online classes will continue.