University of Alabama students recently participated in campus activities-although they knew they were infected with coronavirus, a local report said Tuesday.
Randy Smith, director of the Tuscaloosa Fire Department, said he found that “students or children” with “known positives” had been attending parties in the county town in the past few weeks.
Local outlet WBMA report Some participants are students of the University of Alabama.
The fire chief revealed the matter in an agenda briefing at the Tuscaloosa City Council meeting, and then members of Congress passed a decree requiring people to wear masks in public places.
Smith said he initially thought the news was rumors, but the doctor’s office and even the state government confirmed it.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the county has reported 1,986 cases of COVID-19, of which 38 have died.
Statewide, there are at least 37,536 recorded infections and 926 deaths-but the average number of daily recorded cases recently is skyrocketing.
More than 850 new cases were reported on Tuesday and 44 people were hospitalized. Statistics show that more than 20 people died From the Alabama Department of Public Health.