Worldwide

Spring breakers from University of Tampa test positive for coronavirus

Spring breakers from University of Tampa test positive for coronavirus”

Five University of Tampa students are recovering after testing positive for COVID-19 during spring break, the school said.

One student was traveling internationally and was tested on March 16 at the on-campus Dickey Health and Wellness Center for COVID-19.

"We can expect the number of cases that touch our institution and other areas of our lives to rise in the weeks to come", said U of C President Ed McCauley in the email to staff and students.

Last week, a clip of students on spring break went viral.

More news: Ontario confirms 58 new coronavirus cases bringing provincial total to 369

Any student who remains on a Pitt campus and begins to experience symptoms should immediately call the Student Health Service at 412-381-1800, the message said. Additionally, the school closed the Taylor Family Digital Library and campus vendors, including those in the MacHall student hub.

Ron DeSantis had pleaded with students enjoying spring break in the state to be more vigilant in adhering to guidelines from health experts in order to prevent the spread of the virus.

Similar to other universities throughout the USA have forced students off of campuses in order to prevent COVID-19 spread, the University of Tampa began conducting classes online for the remainder of the semester on March 16 and asked all students to leave campus unless they have no other option for housing.



Like this

loading...
loading...

Latest


23 March 2020
Donald Trump will not 'nationalize' companies under Defense Production Act
And it's happening without using that lever. "But, right now, it's really a great sign about the greatness of this country". Trump said the clothing manufacturer Hanes also is retooling to make more masks.

23 March 2020
US Surgeon General Warns Coronavirus Outbreak 'Going To Get Bad' This Week
Just 10 minutes before midnight on Sunday, President Donald Trump fired off a cryptic all-caps tweet that was interpreted as an alarming signal that-despite warnings from health experts-he could soon lift the federal social distancing guidelines issued by the White House last week to help slow the spread of coronavirus .

23 March 2020
Is the new Nokia 8.3 5G the ultimate roamer?
Once you have your SIM card, you can take a look at the data plans starting from €9.95 for 14 days, with €5 upgrades available. For those unaware, the Nokia 8.3 5G is HMD's first 5G-enabled device with Nokia branding.

23 March 2020
Trump deploys National Guard to 3 states over COVID-19
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday: "We're about 10 days away from seeing widespread shortages ". Jay Inslee sent a 74-page letter to President Trump on Friday requesting he make this declaration.

23 March 2020
Two new COVID-19 deaths reported in Toronto, York Region
The Bradford woman in her 30s was hospitalized in serious condition at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket on March 17. Toronto Public Health says a man in his 70s who had travelled to England died on Saturday.

23 March 2020
Girl, 12, fighting for her life at Atlanta hospital after coronavirus diagnosis
Meanwhile, an unnamed 18-year-old Briton became the youngest person to die from the virus in the United Kingdom over the weekend. The special includes MCAT Route 99 buses that travel into Sarasota County, according to a news release from the county.

23 March 2020
Global central banks act to ensure USA dollar liquidity
The central banks will also continue to hold weekly 84-day maturity operations, they added in a statement . Demand for the dollar, considered a safe-haven asset, is soaring in global financial markets.

23 March 2020
Canada will not declare a federal emergency as yet, says Trudeau
Theresa Tam, once again urging Canadians to keep their distance from one another and to practice good personal hygiene. Provinces are also putting restrictions on who they test to reserve limited supplies like swabs and test kits.

24 January 2020
The Premier Escape Room Experiences in Edmonton and Calgary
On top of that we will provide you and your group with a dedicated Game Master who will monitor and work with onlyyour group. So what makes Escape Hour unique? First of all, every one of our escape rooms or exit games is a completely private event.

18 February 2018
How to Write a Good Essay
Most importantly, you have to persuade a reader that what you research about is actual issue. ❏ Define the aim of your research. You get further insight into this problem thanks to Papersowl.com , a reliable company that provides academic writing services.