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Pitt adds 10 new COVID-19 cases since Monday

Pitt adds 10 new COVID-19 cases since Monday

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor

October 23, 2020

Pitt added 10 new COVID-19 cases, composed of eight students and two employees, between Tuesday and Thursday.

‘If I just walked out and left, no one would know’: Students detail lax rules, miscommunication in Pitt’s quarantine housing

Pitt has not disclosed the specific location of student quarantine and isolation housing.

By Rebecca Johnson and Rashi Ranjan

October 21, 2020

In Pitt’s quarantine housing, students described lax rules and little oversight, allowing them to skirt the University’s physical distancing rules. One student said they went on walks outside, and others in the housing had visitors, even whole families.

Pitt adds 10 COVID-19 cases since Thursday

Pitt adds 10 COVID-19 cases since Thursday

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor

October 20, 2020

Pitt added 10 new COVID-19 cases, composed of nine students and one employee, between Friday and Monday.

Students will be asked to shelter in place for two weeks before winter break, head of COVID-19 Medical Response Office says

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said the University would send out more concrete guidance on the shelter-in-place period “shortly,” during a virtual Senate Council meeting on Thursday.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

October 16, 2020

All students will be asked to shelter in place for 14 days before leaving campus for winter break, according to Dr. John Williams, the head of Pitt’s COVID-19 Medical Response Office.

Pitt adds 10 COVID-19 cases since Thursday

Pitt adds 10 COVID-19 cases since Thursday

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor

October 13, 2020

Pitt added 10 new COVID-19 cases, composed entirely of students, between Friday and Monday.

Pitt adds 6 COVID-19 cases since last Thursday

Pitt adds 6 COVID-19 cases since last Thursday

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor

October 6, 2020

Pitt added six new COVID-19 cases, composed entirely of students, between Friday and Monday.

Cudd: Spring break eliminated, start of spring semester pushed back

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

September 30, 2020

The start of spring semester was pushed back a week from January 11 to January 19 and spring break was eliminated as part of a compressed schedule to increase safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, Provost Ann Cudd said in a Wednesday morning email. 

Pitt adds 19 COVID-19 cases since Thursday

Pitt added six new COVID-19 cases, composed entirely of students, between Friday and Monday.

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor

September 29, 2020

Pitt added 19 new COVID-19 cases, composed of 18 students and one employee, between Friday and Monday, continuing a recent trend of case reports in the double digits.

Gallagher: ‘Anticipate’ [email protected], compressed schedule next semester

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that it’s likely that next semester’s schedule will be compressed similarly to the fall so there aren’t vacations where people leave and come back to campus.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

September 18, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that he expects the [email protected] model to continue into the spring semester due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He also said it’s likely that next semester’s schedule will be compressed similar to the fall so there aren’t vacations where people leave and come back to campus.

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