Cal State Long Beach halts in-person classes and locks down campus after positive Covid-19 tests

Five students at California State University, Long Beach tested positive for Covid-19, prompting a campus-wide quarantine.

All students living on-campus will be tested for the virus, and in-person classes have been canceled for the next two weeks, CSULB President Jane Close Conoley said in a letter to the university’s community.
The decision comes after school officials learned thata number of students who have not heeded our guidance related to COVID-19 precautions and congregated socially off campus earlier this month,” Conoley said.
Five of those students have tested positive, Conoley said, and four of them live at the university’s residence halls.
    The quarantine will impact about 1,000 students who are living on campus for the fall semester and an estimated 3,000-4,000 students who attend in-person classes, 에 따르면 university’s safety measures.
    “아시다시피, we took a conservative approach to the fall semester by vastly reducing the number of students in our residence halls and the number of classes offered on campus,” Conoley wrote. “운수 나쁘게, even with our proactive efforts we need to adapt and respond to this new challenge.
      이상 40,000 cases of Covid-19 have been reported among students, faculty and staff at colleges and universities nationwide, 에 따르면 CNN tally from earlier this month.
      미시간에서, parties contributed to 이상 300 coronavirus cases reported at Michigan State University. A coronavirus spike forced West Virginia University officials to cancel in-person classes through late September.

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