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University of Texas students test positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 6:28 AM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 07:28:13-04

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Nearly 30 spring breakers from the University of Texas at Austin test positive for coronavirus.

Austin public health says a group of 70 adults in their 20-s went to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico for spring break a week-and-a-half ago.

28 have tested positive for COVID-19.

U-T Austin confirms all 28 people were students at the university.

Austin public health says University of Texsas Health Austin and University Health Services have made contact with every person on the trip.

Those who tested positive are self-isolating.

Others are under quarantine and being monitored and tested.

Austin public health says Mexico was not under a COVID-19 federal travel advisory at the time of the trip.