Colleges report more COVID-19 cases as students return to classes

By: | August 28, 2020

While many colleges are online this semester, more than 20% of four-year schools are primarily in-person. More positive COVID-19 cases are emerging as students move back and socialize.

We have not even made it to September, and some universities have already had time to open, suffer coronavirus outbreaks and be forced to adjust. Some of the latest news comes from the University of Alabama. It reported more than 500 positive cases. At the University of Southern California, the school’s student health center is reporting an alarming increase – their words – in the number of cases.

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