On Thursday, June 18, a Roane State Community College student reported a positive COVID-19 test result to the college. The student has not shown any symptoms and is now quarantining at home, a press release said.
This is the first confirmed case of the virus on any of Roane State’s campuses, the press release said.
The positive case was found during a precautionary health screening required by a state licensing board and was conducted at a local health department, the press release said.
The student was reported to have been inside the Coffey-McNally Building of the Oak Ridge Branch Campus (ORBC) on Tuesday, June 16. Upon learning of the positive test result, the college began the process of closing the building and notifying each person who had been in direct contact with the student.[Read more…]