At least 15 college students that partied at beaches in Florida for Spring Break, despite the coronavirus pandemic, have now tested positive for COVID-19.
The University of Tampa announced on Saturday that 5 students have tested positive for the coronavirus. The students were not identified, but the university says that none have been hospitalized and that they’re self-isolating now.
UT has been notified that five UT students, traveling together and with other UT students during Spring Break, have tested positive for COVID-19. We sincerely wish our students, and any others who may be affected, a full and rapid recovery. https://t.co/MXl4e1v3gh
— The University of Tampa (@UofTampa) March 21, 2020
According to the University of Florida in Gainsville, 10 students and one employee have tested positive for COVID-19. Another employee at USF Tampa tested positive after interacting with 13 students.