Arizona State University has confirmed that 15 students have tested positive for COVID-19. Due to privacy laws, officials will not disclose the locations of the students.
Due to the growing coronavirus spread, ASU will continue to hold online classes through the end of the spring semester.
University spokesperson Jay Thorne sent AZFamily the following statement Tuesday:
The university can confirm that as of yesterday it had 15 confirmed cases among our student population. Due to privacy laws, we will not be disclosing the location of those individuals.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the country and around the state, it is our expectation that the Arizona State University community will be among those that continues to experience positive test results.
ASU is working in close coordination with the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Maricopa County Health Department and will continue to respect personal privacy, deferring to public health agencies regarding disclosure of positive test results and related information.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wrote on Twitter that he was "deeply concerned" about the situation His tweet is below.
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