CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A University of Virginia student has tested positive for coronavirus, according to an announcement from the school on Twitter.
Officials say the student is one of three positive COVID-19 cases in the Thomas Jefferson Health District.
According to the school’s announcement, the student is living off-grounds in Albermarle County and is believe to have contracted the virus during recent international travel.
The student is reportedly in isolation, and the health department is working to find anyone who may have come in contact with the patient.
Today, the Virginia Department of Health confirmed three positive COVID-19 cases in the Thomas Jefferson Health District, including a UVA student living off-grounds in Albemarle County who is believed to have contracted the virus during recent international travel.— UVA (@UVA) March 20, 2020