Overseas network, September 2 - Utah State University (usu) said that a new coronavirus was detected in the wastewater samples of the dormitory building of the University, and the university has required all students to carry out compulsory detection and isolation.
According to the school, higher levels of the new coronavirus were found in wastewater samples collected from four dormitory buildings. Amanda derito, the schools principal, said testing waste water samples could provide early warning on campus to deal with potential cases and prevent the spread of the virus. Waste water samples were collected every day since July 1. This test is not new in Utah and has successfully monitored the spread of the epidemic. At present, no cases of infection have been reported in the isolated dormitory, and the usu is working with local health authorities to send test results to isolated students, delito said.
Since classes resumed in the autumn, several universities in the United States have reported outbreaks. The University of South Carolina has reported 1017 student confirmed cases, making it the highest number of student diagnoses in the United States so far, according to the Universitys website on September 1. In addition, the University of Missouri reported 591 student confirmed cases on September 1.