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Cornell Ithaca Campus Now Alert Level Red After a Sharp Increase in COVID Cases


Cornell’s Ithaca Campus is at an Alert Level Red for the first time after reporting a significant number of their students have tested positive with the Omicron variant.

Finals for Cornell students will be all held virtually; and in addition, the December Graduation ceremony is canceled. Updates regarding Cornell’s COVID-19 Response can be found at Covid.Cornell.edu

This follows a report from Tompkins County Health that 4 people have passed away from COVID, 3 of which were from long-term care facilities.

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