COVID-19 outbreaks at Kansas schools lead to quarantines

September 03, 2020 - 8:06 pm

Hundreds are quarantined at several Kansas universities as a growing number of students test positive for the coronavirus heading into a holiday weekend. 

At Pittsburg State, 600 students are in quarantine. At Emporia State University, officials announced Wednesday that all athletic activities were temporarily suspended. 

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At the University of Kansas, the number of positive cases resulting from compulsory testing of students arriving on campus had grown to 546. And at Benedictine College in Atchison, health officials in the county want to put all of the school’s 2,000 students in quarantine for 14 days.

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