Notre Dame temporarily shifts to remote classes to try to curb coronavirus outbreak, warns it may send students home
Students on campus at the University of Notre Dame
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The University of Notre Dame will move undergraduate instruction online for two weeks to try to curb a coronavirus outbreak on campus, warning that it may send students home if cases don’t fall, President Rev. John Jenkins said Tuesday.
“If these steps are not successful, we’ll have to send students home as we did last spring,” Jenkins warned during a conference call. “The virus is a formidable foe. For the past week it has been winning.”
Jenkins’ remarks come after an off-campus party has led to a spike in coronavirus cases at Notre Dame, which is now reporting more than 140 total cases since the school started tracking them about two weeks ago, according to its coronavirus dashboard last updated Tuesday.
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