Three new COVID-19 clusters identified at UNCW among sports teams
By WECT Staff | October 5, 2020 at 5:56 PM EDT – Updated October 5 at 7:35 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – UNCW has identified three clusters, totaling 18 COVID-19 cases, involving the school’s women’s basketball, softball and men’s soccer teams.
“The individuals involved in these clusters have been and/or are isolating and have been receiving medical monitoring and/or treatment as needed. To protect individuals’ private health information, UNCW will not publicly name employees or students diagnosed with COVID-19,” a news release stated.
The university has informed the New Hanover County Health Department, and contact tracing has been initiated with direct communication to anyone determined to have been in close contact with a COVID-19-positive individual.
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