Nine UW-Madison fraternities and sororities quarantined

Posted at 12:56 PM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-05 13:56:38-04

MADISON — Health officials have directed the members of nine fraternities and sororities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to quarantine themselves after 38 students tested positive for COVID-19.

The orders from UW-Madison and Dane County health officials affect 420 Greek life students, who have been instructed to quarantine for two weeks, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.

UW-Madison is also requiring COVID-19 tests for students who live in the 38 Greek life houses.

The university did not say if the cases were linked to any parties or large gatherings.

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