First positive COVID-19 case of a SUNY Morrisville student

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3:32 p.m.
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SUNY Morrisville has its first known positive case of COVID-19. There is no increased risk or exposure to the campus at this time.

The student lives off-campus. They notified the Student Health Center today that they had received an off-campus test and results came back positive. Madison County Department of Health also received notification and conducted contact tracing.

At this time, the investigation has revealed no concerns of classroom or campus exposure. Any individuals who might have been at risk of exposure have been notified and are in mandatory quarantine off campus.

The student who tested positive is in mandatory isolation off campus and is being monitored by our local county health department.

The student also participated in pooled testing earlier this week, before knowing about the positive diagnosis. We expect pooled testing results, due tomorrow, to come back with at least one positive pool. If so, a reflex test will be conducted of the individual samples in that pool.

We will advise the campus of any further developments as soon as we have information.

Thank you for your compliance in our testing program, as well as properly wearing masks over mouths and noses while keeping proper physical distance.

If you have questions about your health, please contact the Student Health Center. If you have questions about conduct, please contact the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. If you have COVID-19-related questions or concerns, please use our online form.