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Lewisburg, Pa. – Bucknell University provided an update to the community on the student who was tested Monday, March 16 for suspected COVID-19.

University President John Bravman wrote, "As we announced last week, a Bucknell student was tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday, March 16. The University has just learned that the test results were negative, and we are happy to share that the student is doing well." 

Bravman reminded students, faculty, and staff to stay vigilant with social distancing and good hygiene in a collective effot to keep the community safe.

"We remind you of the steps to take if you suspect you may have COVID-19. Students with permission to stay on campus who develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or difficulty breathing, should call ahead to Student Health at 570-577-1401. A staff member will ask them screening questions to determine whether testing is necessary. Do not go to Student Health. Employees experiencing these symptoms should contact their health-care provider and their Bucknell supervisor," Bravman wrote. 

Please visit bucknell.edu/COVID19 for detailed information and the latest updates.

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