MADISON — Even with an infection charges remaining decrease than many areas within the state, UW-Madison is urging college students who do determine to journey throughout Thanksgiving break to not return to campus till the spring semester.
In keeping with the college’s COVID-19 dashboard, the speed of an infection is considerably decrease in comparison with the outbreak in the beginning of the varsity 12 months. The college has tallied on common roughly 50 optimistic instances each day since late October, and counted 84 optimistic exams Thursday, after processing 2,142 exams that day.
Nonetheless, the CDC has found that gatherings that embody members from totally different households, in addition to touring, can velocity the unfold of the virus.
UW-Madison asks that for individuals who want to remain in Madison till the tip of the autumn time period, that they don’t journey throughout Thanksgiving break.
“For those who determine to journey to be with family members through the holidays, be sure you’re doing all the things you may to maintain your self and them secure,” in response to a press release Thursday. “There are steps you may take proper now and whereas touring that may assist to stop the unfold of COVID-19.”