153 People Among UCLA Campus Community Tested Positive For COVID-19

As of Wednesday, 153 people among the UCLA campus community had reported confirmed cases of COVID-19 to the university, the Westwood-based institution of higher learning said in a statement.

According to the university, information on previously confirmed campus cases was as follows:

  • July 29: Three staff members; one has not worked on campus since March 20, one since July 17 and the other since July 23.
  • July 28: A student who lives in off-campus, non–university-owned housing and has not been on campus since July 19.
  • July 25: Two staff members; one has not worked on campus since May 18, the other since July 21.
  • Three students who live in off-campus, non–university-owned housing; two have not been on campus since June 30 and one since July 17.
  • July 24: Two students. One lives in off-campus, university-owned housing and has not been on campus since July 21. One lives in on-campus housing and has been self-isolating since July 15.
  • July 23: Three students who live in off-campus, non–university-owned housing; one has not been on campus since March 14, one since March 23 and one since June 26.
  • July 22: A staff member who has not worked on campus since July 17. 
  • Three students who live in off-campus, non–university-owned housing; one has not been on campus since March 15, once since April 20 and one since July 13.

The university pointed to the increased availability of testing for COVID-19 to help reveal more cases on campus and in local communities. The school urged people to keep distance from others, wear a mask and wash hands regularly.

Via: NBC Los Angeles

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