Universities outline what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 in on-campus accommodation

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With third-level students across the country resuming their college courses this week, thousands of young adults will be heading back to live in on-campus accommodation, despite COVID-19.

However, with such large numbers of people living in such close proximity, there are fears of COVID-19 clusters developing in some living quarters.

And you do not have to look very far to see some of the first academic

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‘Jurassic World’ sequel production suspended after positive COVID-19 tests

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Production of “Jurassic World: Dominion” from Universal Pictures has been suspended for two weeks after a few people on the set tested positive for COVID-19, director Colin Trevorrow said on Wednesday.

“All tested negative shortly after, but due to our safety protocols we’re going to pause for two weeks,” Trevorrow wrote on Twitter.

Filming on the dinosaur adventure movie resumed in England in July under stringent

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Trump’s COVID-19 timeline, treatments sow concern as McEnany tests positive

President Donald Trump returned to the White House on Marine One Monday evening, marking the end of a three-day hospital stay at Walter Reed Military Medical Center to treat his COVID-19 infection.

After returning, Trump removed his mask, a point that left health experts bewildered since has not yet been determined if the President is still infectious. In a video shared on Twitter afterwards, Trump reiterated a message from earlier

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All the People in Trump’s Orbit Who Have Tested Positive or Negative for COVID-19

Though Dr. Michael Ryan of the World Health Organization (WHO) declined during a recent special session to directly agree with the assessment that Donald J. Trump’s reported COVID-19 diagnosis was “inevitable” given his general disregard for pandemic-appropriate behavior, one would be hard-pressed to approach anything nearing shock regarding the failed steak salesman’s current situation.

Instead, Ryan made a point to remind those listening that the oft-repeated health precautions—i.e. wearing a

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Napoli will not travel to Juventus for Serie A clash due to positive COVID 19 tests sources

Napoli will not travel to Turin for their Serie A clash with Juventus on Sunday after two of their players tested positive for COVID-19, sources have told ESPN.

Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas returned positive results following routine coronavirus tests and the entire Napoli squad is in isolation.

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Toronto Catholic School Closed This Week After Travelling Staff Member Tests Positive

Students will be staying home this week as a Toronto Catholic school closed after a travelling staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 

The Toronto Catholic District School Board tweeted that St. Charles Catholic School will be closed from October 5 to October 9 “out of an abundance of caution.”*

The staff member who tested positive also works at four other schools, according to the COVID-19 dashboard.

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5 Positive COVID Tests Registered at Nove Mesto World Cup [Update: Two Members of Team USA Test Positive]

Update: We have learned that Hannah Finchamp racing in Nove Mesto for her trade team Orange Seal Off-Road Team and Pieter Wheymeyer, a soigneur working for the Bear National Team at the event, are two of the five people who have tested positive.

PRESS RELEASE: USA Cycling: USA Cycling has been notified by the UCI that two people planning to travel from the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup event in

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New York Surge Rises; Third Senator Tests Positive: Virus Update

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Donald Trump’s doctor gave an upbeat account of the president’s fight against Covid-19 on Saturday that was almost immediately contradicted by the disclosure from a person familiar with the matter that Trump’s vital signs were very concerning over the past 24 hours. “I am feeling well!” Trump tweeted.

New U.S. cases rose 0.8% to 54,215 on Friday, higher than the average of the previous seven days. New

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Live Updates: Trump Tests Positive For Coronavirus : NPR

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Faith and Freedom Coalition policy conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30 in Atlanta.

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Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Faith and Freedom Coalition policy conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30 in Atlanta.

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Vice President Pence — who has tested negative for the coronavirus — has been working from home rather than going into the

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Patriots will travel to Kansas City using two planes following Cam Newton’s positive COVID-19 test, per report

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The New England Patriots are taking extra precautions as they travel to and from Missouri on Monday for their Week 4 matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the club will fly two planes to Kansas City. One will carry roughly 20 people who have been in close contact with quarterback Cam Newton, who tested positive for COVID-19 on

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Ethiopian DJ ST3V3 Earns Positive Reviews on The Electro House Music Scene Worldwide

DJST3V3 is creating waves on the Ethiopian music industry with his Electro House sound and ability to connect with crowds as they go insane over his music. The young Ethiopian record producer and DJ’s unbridled passion for music is taking him places where he now performs in music festivals worldwide. With an ambition to rank among the top DJ’s in the world, DJST3V3 has found his journey relatively easy fuelled

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SNP MP Margaret Ferrier ‘sorry’ for travelling from London to Scotland after testing positive for COVID-19

SNP MP Margaret Ferrier has apologised for travelling by train from London to Scotland after having tested positive for COVID-19. 

She said that she “deeply regrets” the journey and has notified the police of her actions. 

Ferrier took a test on Saturday while at home after developing symptoms but then travelled to the House of Commons on Monday instead of isolating and awaiting her results, as per government guidelines.


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Nicola Sturgeon has told Margaret Ferrier she should step down as MP after travelling while Covid-19 positive

Pressure mounted on Scottish MP Margaret Ferrier as both First Minister and Nicola Sturgeon made clear she should step down after she travelled on public transport having tested positive for coronavirus.

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said Ms Ferrier’s position as an MP is untenable after she broke self-isolation rules, but he cannot force her to resign.

And Ms Sturgeon tweeted Friday morning: “I’ve spoken to Margaret Ferrier and made

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Calls for SNP MP Margaret Ferrier to quit after travelling 400 miles with positive Covid test

SCOTTISH Conservatives Leader Douglas Ross has called for Margaret Ferrier to “consider her position” after she admitted breaking coronavirus rules by travelling back to Scotland while positive for the virus.

The MP for Rutherglen admitted she had travelled to Westminster on Monday from Scotland, by train, after feeling unwell with coronavirus symptoms.

The MP received a positive test result for the virus on Tuesday this week, before making the decision

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Donald Trump’s close aide ‘tests positive for Covid-19’ after travelling with President – Latest News

She also flew on the Presidential helicopter, Marine Force One on Wednesday and it’s believed that she tested positive for the virus on Thursday.

Hope Hicks, recently flew with President Trump to Cleveland on Tuesday onboard the presidential jet, Air Force One.

An aide close to President Donald Trump has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus, just after flying on board Air Force One With him to a presidential rally


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Trump’s positive COVID-19 test throws markets pre-election curveball

By Saikat Chatterjee and Lewis Krauskopf

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors already skittish ahead of U.S. elections in November now have another thing to worry about: the president’s health.

News of Donald Trump’s positive coronavirus test on Friday triggered a decline in oil prices and stocks.

U.S. equities cut some of their losses by the end of the volatile session as investors digested the news and weighed the prospect that

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Covid 19 coronavirus: US President Donald Trump tests positive for virus

US President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19.

“Tonight, @FLOTUS [Melania] and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!,” he tweeted.

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Trump cancels travel schedule after testing positive for coronavirus, keeps phone call on virus aid for seniors

President Trump cleared his Friday schedule after he and first lady Melania Trump confirmed they had tested positive for the coronavirus in the early morning hours — except for a phone call on virus aid for vulnerable seniors, multiple reports said.

The president had previously planned to hold a fundraiser at the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C. and a rally in Sanford, Fla., with just a month left before the

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SNP MP apologises for breaking self-isolation rules and travelling on trains after testing positive for Covid-19

A Scottish National Party MP has admitted putting hundreds of people at risk by attending Parliament while she was suffering from Covid-19 – breaking self-isolation rules at least five times.

Margaret Ferrier, the MP for Rutherglen West and Hamilton, took a coronavirus test after falling ill last Saturday, but decided to travel to Westminster on Monday because she was feeling better – despite the fact her test result had not

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The Latest: Liverpool’s Sadio Mane tests positive for virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:


Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has become the second player for the Premier League champions to test positive for the coronavirus this week.

The northwest England club said Mane has “displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall.”

Mane, who scored in a 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Monday, is now self-isolating

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