The Butler County General Health District (BCGHD) says the number of positive COVID-19 cases at Miami University continues to increase. The health department reports 125 positive cases have been reported since Aug. 17, and at least 100 tests were still pending as of Wednesday afternoon.
All Miami University student athletes who have returned to campus are quarantined. The Butler County General Health District says any coaches and staff who were in contact with them are also quarantined.
Cincinnati State says its students will do remote learning this fall with the exception of required labs and skills learning. A Tuesday news release says those students will be able to socially distance.
At the top of the list for colleges and universities nationwide is keeping students safe and healthy in the midst of the coronavirus, but many parents are wondering if having their kids sent home will mean a refund for room and board.
Ohio State administrators say they’re restricting university-sponsored travel to China because of concerns about the coronavirus, following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. State Department.
Relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas are hampered by the sheer devastation of Hurricane Dorian. Entire communities are gone and roadways disappeared, making it difficult for responders to even know where to look or go.