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Resident at UCI campus housing tests positive for coronavirus after returning from international trip

Daily Pilot (KTLA), March 21, 2020

March 21, 2020

Resident at UCI campus housing tests positive for coronavirus after returning from international trip

A resident at UC Irvine’s campus family housing has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, officials said Saturday. The patient, who is not a student, returned from an international trip with symptoms, according to a statement from UCI officials. The person has been “resting comfortably in good condition,” the message said. … University officials emphasized that the risk to students and staff members is low and that the campus was working with the Orange County Health Care Agency to reach out to anyone who may have been in contact with the patient.