Online classes continue through UT's spring semester

17 Mars, 2020, 11:44 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
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However, some students think that a directive by the Vice-chancellor of the University for only students resident on campus to remain on campus contradicts the President's directive. A third student, who also lives off-campus, tested negative for the virus.

The University of Akron announced Monday that classes will be held online for the remainder of the semester and that residence halls will close Wednesday evening, with exceptions for some students. "All refunds will be based on the student's official check-out date".

Speaking to Clement Manyathela, South African Union of Students spokesperson Thabo Shingange says universities can not just send students packing.

A spokeswoman said there were no cases of coronavirus at the university, despite a confirmed case in the city.

On March 11, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services expanded testing recommendations to add anyone with fever and cough or shortness of breath be tested for COVID-19.

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In Bengaluru , six positive Covid-19 patients are in isolated observation, including the eighth case which surfaced on Monday . The number of coronavirus cases in the country rose to 125 on Tuesday after fresh cases were reported from several states.

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The provincial health office has confirmed 30 new cases of coronavirus in British Columbia, with seven on Vancouver Island. Henry emphasized that anyone coming to B.C. from outside Canada must self-isolate for 14 days upon their return.

Residential students were encouraged to leave main campus by this past weekend.

Students are not allowed to return to campus until given permission by their institution.

A decision about commencement is planned by March 27.

Boyd said that each campus will be communicating with their students, faculty, and staff. "We are all called to respond to a once-unimaginable situation at a time when the world is changing and responding by the minute", she said. "Throughout our Tiger community faculty, staff, students, alumni and stakeholders are stepping up to the challenge and finding solutions to the challenges we now face".

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