ANU students in residential buildings test positive for COVID-19
All residents are quarantined until ACT Health provides further instructions.
2021-10-07T14: 00: 00 + 11: 00
A student at one of the Australian National University housing estates has tested positive for COVID-19.
Residents of Wright Hall were notified of the case via email Thursday morning, according to student media Voroni.
An ANU spokesman confirmed that a resident of one of the halls had received the positive COVID-19 result and contact tracking was underway.
“This is understandably a difficult situation for the individual and in respect of their privacy we will not reveal further details.
“Our whole society wishes them a speedy recovery.”
The spokesman said the resident was quarantined and was supported by the university.
“We work with ACT Health to ensure that they have access to care and support. The individual follows instructions from ACT Health.
“We are also working to help ACT Health with contact tracking, and all residents follow the directions of the university and ACT Health.
“As always, the security and well-being of our society is our highest priority.
“All residents must be quarantined until they receive further information.”
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