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COVID Case Report: Week Ending August 28, 2020

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Health Update

Here is the weekly report of confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the Montclair State University campus for the week ending Friday, August 28:

A student living on campus tested positive on Friday, August 22. The individual was last on campus on Thursday, August 20 and will not be permitted to return until fully recovered and cleared by a medical professional. The student’s close contacts have been notified and are completing a 14-day quarantine. The infected individual is doing well, and the close contacts are not showing any symptoms.

An employee tested positive on Tuesday, August 18 and has been in isolation since then. This individual was last on campus on Tuesday, August 18, but had no close contact with anyone on campus. The individual has no symptoms.

These are the only confirmed campus cases since the start of the fall semester.University Health Center Director Patricia Ruiz recommends that all members of the campus community continue to follow the general safeguards, including wearing face coverings, observing social distancing, practicing good hand hygiene and completing the daily Hawk Check self-screening application before coming to the campus.