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17 active COVID-19 cases at SWOSU

Updated: Jan 22

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By Johannes Becht

News Editor

The SWOSU administration announced on Tuesday, Jan. 19, that there are currently 17 active COVID-19 cases at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

16 students from the Weatherford campus were reported positive and remain quarantined as well as one employee. The number marks a slight increase compared to last week, when 13 cases (2 employees, 11 students) were reported positive.

The city of Weatherford currently has 91 active COVID-19 cases, according to the Oklahoma Health Department.

As a reminder: In order for classes to go virtual, 250 students need to be infected with COVID-19, according to the SWOSU phase plan.

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