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BREAKING: UVM reports 35 new cases among students, faculty and staff

Students filter through the COVID testing entrance Nov. 6 in a line stretching back to the Howe Library stairs. Each student must blow their nose and use hand sanitizer before proceeding to the testing area.
Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor November 17, 2020

35 UVM community members tested positive for COVID-19 in just the last week, more than tripling last week’s record high of seven positive cases.  20 off-campus and seven on-campus students tested...

‘There is no real surveillance of this place’: A look inside UVM quarantine as COVID cases rise

Jeanne Mance became UVM's designated quarantine and isolation building for students at the beginning of the semester. Located on Pearl Street, the residence hall is surrounded by other UVM buildings and Burlington homes.
Ella Ruehsen and Sawyer Loftus November 9, 2020

Driving down Colchester Avenue, as it turns into Pearl Street, it’s not hard to skip over UVM’s last residence hall—Jeanne Mance—before the landscape changes to the commercial center of downtown...

Students to retest for COVID-19 after Halloween weekend raises concerns

Students filter through the COVID testing entrance Nov. 6 in a line stretching back to the Howe Library stairs. Each student must blow their nose and use hand sanitizer before proceeding to the testing area.
Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2020

UVM students who were tested earlier this week must be retested this weekend due to an increase in positive COVID-19 cases that may be associated with Halloween gatherings.  The Vermont Department...

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