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Two Local College Students Test Positive for Coronavirus

Posted at 10:29 PM, Mar 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 01:29:05-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A San Diego State University study abroad student and a University of San Diego graduate student have both tested positive for the coronavirus, the universities announced Friday.

The SDSU student was studying abroad in Italy and recently returned home to the United States. The student is self-isolating at his home outside of San Diego County, the university said in a release.

They added that the student visited two off campus offices for a brief period of time, and did not attend any classes.

"Due to the student's limited contact with the campus, we consider that the risk to the greater SDSU campus community is low," said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer.

A graduate student at the University of San Diego also tested positive for the virus, the university said Friday in a tweet. They say the student lives off-campus.

Public health officials also informed them that no individuals on campus have been exposed to the student with the virus.