University of Missouri employees diagnosed with COVID-19

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Today, University of Missouri officials learned that two employees tested positive for COVID-19. Both employees immediately quarantined themselves and are recovering at home under the care of their physicians.

“We are appreciative that these individuals have taken the proper actions by immediately self-quarantining, following directions from health officials and staying away from others,” UM System President Mun Choi said.

Public health officials have been working with the employees to identify anyone who might have been in contact recently with the individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.

Earlier in the week, a UM System presidential directive was issued

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