COVID-19 comes to campus

ISU campus
The first positive case reported at Illinois State (Illinois State University photo)


By Katherine Murphy

The fist case of COVID-19 has been reported on the campus of Illinois State University.

In a post on the ISU website, officials reported they were informed of the case over the weekend.

It is the first known case on-campus involving a student, faculty or staff member at Illinois State University.

Last week, the McLean County Health Department reported a gathering of students in late April and in early May resulted in seven cases of coronavirus. All seven are on in-home isolation.

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