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Quinnipiac institutes campuswide quarantine after 115 new COVID-19 cases

Quinnipiac University officials say they've had 115 new positive COVID-19 cases since Wednesday. The university has moved to a red campus alert level and classes continue to be remote.

News 12 Staff

Nov 7, 2020, 2:21 AM

Updated 1,323 days ago

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Quinnipiac University officials say they've had 115 new positive COVID-19 cases since Wednesday.
The university has moved to a red campus alert level and classes continue to be remote.
A letter to the community says Quinnipiac has implemented a 14-day campuswide quarantine retroactive to Nov. 4. Students quarantining in their room can pick up grab-and-go meals from the dining hall but cannot leave their room at any other time, according to the letter. Student are required to stay in their university housing between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
The letter goes on to say students in isolation will have meals delivered to their rooms. All residential students will be tested Monday, Nov. 9. Health sciences, nursing and education students in clinical or school placements will also be tested. Undergraduate and graduate off-campus students will be tested Tuesday, Nov. 10, except for medical and law school students.
On-campus rapid testing is available for symptomatic students or those concerned they were exposed to COVID-19. 


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