About 130 students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tested positive for the new coronavirus in the first week of school, and the school decided to stop face-to-face teaching immediately, cable day reported. < p > < p > according to the new coronavirus test data of teachers and students of the school, in the past week, the positive rate of 954 students tested was 13.6%, and the test results of five school employees were also positive. As of Monday morning, 177 students were quarantined and 349 students were self segregated. In an open letter from President Kevin guskevich and Executive Vice President Robert Braun, most students infected with the new coronavirus showed mild symptoms. As of Wednesday, all undergraduate face-to-face classes will be switched to distance learning, the letter said. The University also expects that most undergraduate residential students will change their plans for fall accommodation. < / P > < p > “we believe that we have been striving to create a healthy and safe campus life and learning environment, and we believe that the current data show an unsustainable situation.” The letter said. According to the CNN report, if people follow public health guidelines such as keeping social distance, wearing masks and washing hands, the spread of the virus will be limited. But it turns out it’s not easy to get people to follow this advice – especially for college students. Young people are generally less likely to be infected with the new coronavirus, but they are not immune to the virus and can transmit it to more vulnerable populations. < / P > < p > two other universities in Oklahoma in the United States also experienced a large number of cases. Oklahoma State University said that 23 students in a female dormitory at Oklahoma State University were positive for the new coronavirus and had been quarantined. < / P > < p > previously, a high school student in Oklahoma was still attending school after being tested positive for new coronavirus, resulting in 17 students at risk of infection. Donne Jones, director of communication and community relations at the high school, said an anonymous informant quickly told the school about the student. Jones said parents told school officials that they had misunderstood the information they had received from doctors. She said the student has been re quarantined and once it is confirmed that there are no symptoms after the isolation, he and other students can return to school. < / P > < p > in addition, a social media video showing the University of northern Georgia’s off campus dormitories showed that almost no one wore masks at a large party. “We are disappointed that many of our students have chosen to ignore public health guidance in the context of the new coronation and come together without social distance or facial coverings.” Sylvia Carson, executive director of communication at the University of northern Georgia, said in an email.
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