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UConn Stamford students to be tested for COVID-19 after moving to campus

Students at UConn's Stamford campus will be tested for COVID-19 today after they moved in over the weekend.

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2020, 10:25 AM

Updated 1,402 days ago

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Students at UConn's Stamford campus will be tested for COVID-19 today after they moved in over the weekend.
At the main campus in Storrs, students were given a COVID-19 test before they got their room keys.
Some parents and students felt that should have been the case in Stamford too, but university officials say it was all based on logistics.
Officials say Stamford is a smaller group of students, and that the students live in a city atmosphere unlike the larger Storrs campus.
UConn says at least four students have tested positive for coronavirus out of 3,700 students who arrived at school last week.
Students have to quarantine for 14 days after moving in and are being told to stay inside their residence hall except to go to the pharmacy or grocery store.
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