CORAL GABLES (CBSMiami) – COVID-19 cases are climbing on the University of Miami campus in Coral Gables.
As of Tuesday, university officials have confirmed 96 new coronavirus cases on campus in the past seven days.READ MORE: 'Thinking On Our Feet': Coral Gables Art Cinema Pivoted In Pandemic To Survive
Sixty-nine infected students are now in isolation and about another 100 are quarantining as a precaution.
One staff member has been hospitalized.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 1,976 New Cases, 59 Additional Deaths Reported Monday
Classes at UM began last week.
The university has suspended or removed students from dorms who are not following health guidelines.MORE NEWS: Mega Millions Jackpot Increases To $468 Million For Tuesday Night's Draw On CBS4
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