Nine new positive coronavirus cases at CCSU, eight of which are students

Published on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 13:24
Written by Catherine Shen


NEW BRITAIN – There are nine new positive covid-19 cases reporting out of Central Connecticut State University Tuesday, eight from residential students and one faculty member.

The university reported one positive residential student case for Sept. 13 and seven cases for Sept. 14. One positive case for faculty/staff was reported on Sept. 13 and no cases for commuter students were reported from both days.

There are 13 people in quarantine as of today, and 13 people in isolation, according to the university’s daily covid-19 dashboard.

The university has designated Beecher Residence Hall for quarantine and Seth North Residence Hall for isolation.

The university contracted with Griffin Health to conduct weekly covid-19 tests of five to 10% of the resident students and residence hall staff, as well as student athletes who are in season and practicing.

School officials emphasized that masks are required in all school buildings and public spaces and students in violation could face consequences, the most severe being complete suspension from school. If a faculty or staff member violates the rules, the Office of Human Resources will make determinations on a case-by-case basis.

Posted in The Bristol Press, General News on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 13:24. Updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020 13:26.