Six people with ties to Nova Southeastern University have tested positive for COVID-19, school officials said Saturday.
According to NSU, all of the individuals had traveled to Ireland before the Trump administration announced travel restrictions for Europe and the United Kingdom.
The school didn't release much information on who the six people were, but NSU says all six individuals - as well as any staff or students who they may have come into contact with - are being asked to self-isolate.
"At this time, to our knowledge, no other NSU student, faculty or staff member has tested positive for COVID-19," NSU president Dr. George Hanbury said in a statement. "NSU’s medical and health care experts, under the guidelines established by the Broward County Health Department, interviewed the Study Abroad students and have counseled these travelers, as well as any students, faculty or staff members believed to have been in close contact with them, to self-isolate, and NSU has provided many services to support them."
Earlier this week, NSU suspended all classes for over a week, as the school makes the shift to online programs beginning March 23.
The school has been assisting students to leave all residence halls, and all students must be living off-campus by 5 p.m. Sunday.
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