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Willamette reports ninth COVID-19 case of semester

Noah Dantes

Editor-in-chief


A Willamette employee tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 3, Willamette’s reopening committee announced over email at 11:01 a.m. on Oct. 4. The employee was last on campus Sept. 30, and those in close contact with the individual have been told to quarantine. A Marion County contact tracer is following up with all that were in close contact. Additional details about the employee 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 had announced its eighth COVID-19 case of the semester on Sept. 23.

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