Oregon State University student tests positive for Coronavirus

The alert said that the student self isolated following testing the week of March 16.

Posted: Mar 28, 2020 4:22 PM
Updated: Mar 30, 2020 11:29 AM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Oregon State University officials announced that a student that tested positive for coronavirus was in the Corvallis community while presenting symptoms. 

According to OSU vice president for university relations Steve Clark, the student was living in the Corvallis community when they were tested on March 16. He was not able to confirm if the student lived on-campus. The student self-isolated following the testing.

Clark said the student now resides at his home, which is outside of the state of Oregon. They are no longer presenting symptoms and are reportedly doing well.

The university is working with the Benton County Health Department communicable disease team to assist the county in its standard case investigation processes, including examining any potential virus exposure involving this student and members of the Corvallis university community.

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have symptoms, stay home; avoid close contact with others; and contact your health care provider, Student Health Services, or any emergency medical care provider.

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