SHIPPENSBURG – Three university students tested positive for COVID-19 this week and are now under quarantine, university officials confirmed.
Two students are residential students, while one lives off campus off-campus. The university has deployed a contact tracing team and notified appropriate persons within the college community.
“Students who live on campus who test positive for COVID-19 will be assisted by the SU COVID Office to choose isolation in a university provided, off-campus location,” the university said in a statement. “Residence Life, Student Affairs and the COVID Office staff will assist the student in relocation.”
“Students who live off campus who test positive for COVID-19 will be assisted by the COVID Office to determine their 10-day isolation plan at either a current local residence or home.”
Shippensburg University began strict social distancing and work from home protocols on March 16.
Eleven students tested positive for the coronavirus between March 1 and July 31, according to university officials.