EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon is reporting that dozens of students have tested positive for COVID-19.
The university’s website showed on Monday that 57 coronavirus cases had been confirmed in the previous four days alone. On Tuesday, the university reported 12 more cases for a total this month of 69 cases.
Officials say only one of the students who tested positive in October lives in on-campus housing. The surge in cases comes at the beginning of the school year.
The Register-Guard also reported Monday that four people were cited by city and university police on Saturday for throwing a party for more than 100 mostly college-age people off campus.
University of Oregon has reported a total of 220 cases since June 1.