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28 University of Texas students test positive for coronavirus after Mexico spring break trip, officials say

28 University of Texas students test positive for coronavirus after Mexico spring break trip, officials say

Coronavirus: 28 students at Texas U test positive after trip to MexicoThe University of Texas says 28 students who returned to Austin from a spring break trip to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico have tested positive for the coronavirus. Public health officials say dozens more are being monitored.

Officials  said Tuesday a group of about 70 people in their 20s departed on a  chartered plane about a week and a half ago. Some of the attendees flew  back on commercial flights. Four of those who tested positive showed no  symptoms. In addition to the 28 who tested positive, a spokesman for the  university said it is believed many in the larger group were UT  students.

“Austin Public Health and UT Health  Austin and University Health Services have made contact with every  spring breaker on board the plane using flight manifests from the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The 28 confirmed cases  are self-isolating at this time. Others are under quarantine while  being monitored and tested,” Austin Public Health said.

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