USU Issues "Safety Alert" On Rising COVID Cases

Jul 14, 2021

In response to rising numbers of COVID cases in Utah in recent days, including an uptick at Utah State University, the university administration on Tuesday issued the following "safety alert":

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,


State and local health officials are concerned about a recent increase in COVID-19 cases across Utah, linked to the more contagious Delta variant. This increasing trend has been seen at USU, as well. While university COVID testing went three weeks after the end of spring semester without identifying positive cases, currently the USU testing lab is reporting 1-2 positive results each day. Read the rest of the story on 


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