UTEP Student Who Returned from Overseas Tests Positive for COVID-19
Last Updated on March 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Originally published March 16, 2020
By UC Staff
A female student at The University of Texas at El Paso who returned from extended overseas travel Saturday night, March 14, went directly into self-isolation as directed by UTEP’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety. On Monday, she tested positive for COVID-19.
She has not been on campus since her return to El Paso.
All UTEP students returning from overseas travel were contacted while overseas and told to self-isolate for 14 days upon their return.
Campus officials and support services are in contact by phone with the student on a daily basis.
For the latest updates on the University’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit www.utep.edu/coronavirus.