Several faculties of Rajarata University temporarily closed

Several faculties of the Rajarata University have been temporarily closed, the management of the university said.

The faculties located at the Mihintale Premises of the Rajarata University have been closed due to a viral fever.

Vice chancellor of the University, A M J D Adhikari said that the Hostels in the premises would be evacuated by 12.00 noon today.

A second year medical student of the university had passed away after being admitted to the Kandy Teaching Hospital due to the fever.