A Pomona College student who left campus March 13 has tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, the college announced Thursday.
The City of Claremont has its first confirmed case of coronavirus, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Tuesday.
After Pomona College sent most students away in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, about 100 students remain on campus as of Friday.
A coalition of Pomona College students organizing as #HomelessAtPomona say that many petitions to remain on campus have been rejected.
With the threat of coronavirus bearing down, 5C students saw their semesters on campus cut short as administrators asked them to leave.
5C classes will take place through the video conferencing platform Zoom, and continue to utilize Sakai, following spring break.
Following the 5Cs’ decision to eliminate in-person classes, athletic departments suspended the remainder of the spring sports season.
The 5Cs are sending students home and moving classes online, and many students have been left wondering about housing and financial issues.
The undergraduate Claremont Colleges canceled in-person classes after spring break and are asking students to move out early.
Overnight travel for Pomona-Pitzer sports teams is being cut back in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.