Advertisement

UNK reports 8 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Six students and two staff members have tested positive
Six students and two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 on the UNK campus.
Six students and two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 on the UNK campus.(UNK)
Published: Aug. 24, 2020 at 8:22 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - The University of Nebraska at Kearney currently has 8 people – 6 students and 2 employees – who have tested positive for COVID-19. These are active confirmed cases reported to UNK’s Public Health Center. Those who tested positive are being required to isolate per health guidance. If the Public Health Center believes you were in contact with someone who has COVID-19, they will contact you directly.

COVID-19 Positive Cases – Monday, Aug. 24, 2020

  • UNK Students – 6
  • UNK Employees – 2
  • Buffalo County – 156 (last 14 days)
  • Two Rivers Public Health Department – 8 new cases Sunday
  • Nebraska – 109 new positives; 1,520 last 7 days

To slow the spread of the virus and keep UNK safe, the university asks that you comply with the following:

  • Wear a mask
  • Maintain appropriate physical distance from others
  • Self-screen by using UNK’s #CampusClear App
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Avoid campus if you’re sick 
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water and use hand sanitizer
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Copyright 2020 KSNB. All rights reserved.