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Willamette announces seventeenth, eighteenth COVID-19 cases of semester

Noah Dantes

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An employee “not regularly working on campus” and a contractor working on campus both tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov. 26, Willamette’s reopening committee announced over email Nov. 27. The contractor was last on campus Nov. 17 and was present in Goudy Commons, but was not in close contact with anyone at Willamette. The employee was last on campus Nov. 23, and was present in Sparks Athletic Center. Anyone who was in close contact with the employee has been told to self-quarantine, and will receive follow-up from a Marion County contact tracer. Additional details about the individuals have been withheld due to privacy laws.

Faculty and staff who test positive are still being asked to contact Danita Chapin <dkchapin> in Human Resources, and students who test positive are to contact Tori Ruiz <truiz> in Student Affairs.

Willamette announced its sixteenth case of the semester on Nov. 20.

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