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Holy Cross reports four confirmed COVID-19 cases since reopening

| Thursday, August 20, 2020

This report was updated Aug. 23 at 9:42 p.m.

Two Holy Cross students have tested positive for COVID-19, College President Fr. David Tyson said in an email to the Holy Cross community Thursday.

The students who tested positive have been placed in isolation, and individuals who were in close contact with the students are now in quarantine.

“Team members will make daily calls with the students in isolation as well as those in quarantine, ensuring all needs are met such as meals and prescriptions,” Tyson said in the email.

Tyson urged students to continue to abide by safety precautions.

“We ask that you continue the daily health check, along with being mindful about physical distancing, wearing masks and practicing good hygiene to keep our campus healthy and safe,” Tyson said. “We will continue to use strict cleaning protocols to keep all areas of the campus sanitized.”

Two additional Holy Cross College community members tested positive for COVID-19 College President Fr. David Tyson said in a Sunday email to the Holy Cross community, raising the total number of confirmed cases at Holy Cross since reopening to four.

“They have been placed in supported isolation at this time, and their limited close contacts have been put in supported quarantine,” Tyson said.

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