Bradley University quarantines entire student body after outbreak

The university's president admits the measures is 'extreme' but cites the need to maintain the continuity of education

Bradley University in Illinois is requiring all students to quarantine for two weeks and is temporarily reverting to remote learning over concerns that clusters of COVID-19 are linked to off-campus gatherings.

Students must limit nonessential interactions, stay in their off-campus apartments, residence halls or Greek houses and take classes remotely for 14 days,. They are prohibited from gathering with anyone besides roommates, having guests over or patronizing restaurants and bars. The university says it is only has 50 positive cases but it is trying to not disrupt academic progress.

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