They said they believe students have been off campus since March. Therefore, the risk of anyone coming in contact with him is very low.
“The incubation period of COVID1 inc is 1 day, and we believe that anyone who comes in contact with them has a very low risk of developing symptoms in this condition,” said Dr. Michael Dechen, said.
Her residence hall and classrooms will be barred outside due to alleged caution.
The student is said to have returned from school.
The UCF also said that a military contractor working on the Partnership IV building in the Central Florida Research Park near the main campus has tested positive for the coronavirus. Many of his friends have also passed the test. Some UCF institutes work in the same building for simulation and training but the group is small and they are not believed to have come in contact with the military contractor.
There are other students at the school who have reportedly demonstrated symptoms, are being tested, and are in self-quarantine. The school said it is aware of these cases and believes their risk is low.
However, he acknowledged that “it is a wake-up call that COVID-1U is at UCF and we should all be vigilant.”
“This news is close to home for UCF. But we must understand that the number of positive events will increase as the test becomes more widely available across Central Florida,” UCF said. “The reality of this epidemic is that we have moved to remote instruction for all students and remote work for most of the staff. COVID-1 is something we should all take seriously. “
They also say that social distance, proper hand washing, and avoiding touching your face and frequently touched surfaces are very important in reducing the spread of coronavirus.
The college’s interim president, Thad Seymour Jr., will continue to make decisions in consultation with public health officials and state leaders.