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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

UTEP Communications

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.

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