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Members of Notre Dame community among St. Joseph County COVID-19 patients

NOTRE DAME, Ind.— Members of the University of Notre Dame community are among the St. Joseph County patients that have tested positive for COVID-19, the university said Friday.

In an update posted to the university website on Friday, officials said that the patients “have self-quarantined and are under medical care.”

Officials did not say if the community members mentioned are staff or students. 

The university said on Friday that at least one Notre Dame community member tested positive inside of the St. Joseph County limits. 

On March 18, the university announced that a different student who had recently returned to the United States from London had also tested positive. That student was self-quarantined off campus and was not in St. Joseph County. 

The university recently made the decision to suspend its in-person classes for the remainder of the spring semester. It also extended university spring break by one week, with digital learning to commence on March 23. 

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