Virginia Commonwealth University reports 58 COVID-19 cases

Posted at 10:09 PM, Aug 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-23 23:33:22-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia Commonwealth University is reporting 58 active cases of coronavirus among students and 12 employee cases.

That's an increase from last week when VCU reported 25 cases and 11 employees cases.

Thirty-nine residential students currently are in isolation on-campus and 57 residential students currently are in quarantine on campus.

The university reopened on Monday. VCU’s reopening plans were formed in coordination with state health officials.

It called for all residential students and 2% of nonresidential students to be tested for COVID-19 prior to their return to campus.