Two Cypress College students and one employee, each of whom have been on campus, reported positive tests for COVID-19 to the college. Both of the students are enrolled in the same Health Science program, but are not in the same course nor classroom. There appears to be no nexus among the cases.
The student reported a possible exposure two days after the most-recent visit to campus, on the morning of Tuesday, November 10, 2020, with an onset of symptoms and a positive COVID-19 test on Monday, November 16, 2020. The student reported the diagnosis on Friday, November 20, 2020. The student reported wearing a mask at all times while on campus and no close contact with others.
The student reported a possible exposure on Saturday, November 7, 2020, three days after the most-recent in-person instructional activity. The student initially tested negative on Monday, November 9, 2020, but received a positive COVID-19 test result on Saturday, November 14, 2020. The student reported wearing a mask at all times while on campus and no close contact with others.
An employee reported a positive COVID-19 test result to a supervisor on Friday, November 20, 2020. The employee reported likely off-campus exposure on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, with a positive diagnosis received on Friday, November 20, 2020. The employee was most-recently on campus on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, the day prior to exposure. Tracing information provided by the employee states appropriate social distancing and personal protective equipment were worn on the job at all times while the employee was on campus. In addition, the employee did not have either direct or prolonged contact with anyone else on campus.
Those who tested positive for Coronavirus reported no needs of support from the college and is self isolating in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control.