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UCSD detects COVID-19-causing virus in multiple wastewater samples on campus

 

Last updated 11/24/2020 at 2:31pm



SAN DIEGO (CNS) - UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla Tuesday, Nov. 24 alerted students, faculty and staff, that the university's wastewater monitoring system detected SARS CoV-2 -- the virus which causes COVID-19 -- in multiple sites on Sunday and Monday.

``Our early detection system identified active virus in the wastewater outflow in the five campus areas from 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 22 to 1 p.m. on Monday, November 23,'' Khosla said.

The buildings with detectable virus in the wastewater are:

-- Seventh College East buildings 1, 2, 3 and 4;

-- the Rita Atkinson Residen...



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