NC State sees COVID-19 cluster in its athletics department


RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) – North Carolina State University has reported that it has identified a cluster of COVID-19 cases associated with its athletics department.

The school made the announcement Wednesday on its site Web, but did not say how many people have tested positive. A “cluster” is defined by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as five or more cases in close proximity.

The school said those who tested positive were isolated and quarantined. The contact tracing has also been launched.

WRAL-TV reported on Wednesday that the school’s women’s basketball team postponed a game due to concerns about the virus. It is not clear if the cluster was within the basketball team.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill also reported Wednesday that a COVID-19 cluster has been identified among students who remained on campus during winter break.

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