Cornell University Govt cases: More than 900 Govt-19 cases have been reported this week, with many Omigron variant cases among fully vaccinated students.

The Dashboard Updated Tuesday afternoon.

“Every case of the Omigron variant has been found to be fully vaccinated students to date, and some of them have received booster shots,” said Joel Malina, vice president of university relations.

As a result, the school has decided to close its Ithaca, New York campus, shift all final exams for the semester online, cancel all activities and athletics, and close libraries, said President Martha Pollack. Wrote in a letter To the student body posted on Tuesday.

The measures taken on campus will “help students who have tested negative for the winter break return home safely and control the spread of the Omigran variant to vulnerable populations,” Malina said.

“To date, I would like to assure you that none of our affected students have contracted the disease, and we have a role to play in reducing the spread of the disease to the wider community,” Pollock said.

The last day of Cornell’s classes is scheduled for December 7 and its final exam period is December 11-18 according to its online education calendar.

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