2 Temple University students test positive for COVID-19

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
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Temple University reported Wednesday that two students have tested positive for COVID-19.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Temple University reported Wednesday that two students have tested positive for COVID-19.

School officials say both of the students accessed on-campus buildings while they were infectious.

The university says it is still awaiting results from the testing performed on freshmen, who were moving into campus housing this on Monday.

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Any student who tests positive will be asked to return home or directed to designated on-campus housing to isolate.

At the end of July, all students were emailed and asked to quarantine for two weeks before arriving on campus.

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Next week, the university will open a dedicated coronavirus testing center on the ground floor of Morgan Hall for rapid testing should students feel ill.