Campus COVID-19 Cases Fall After August Spike

With the removal of PCR testing sites and the classroom mask requirement, University policies have allowed for the most “normal” semester since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. As the University rolled back COVID-19 restrictions for the fall, there are still active cases on campus. 

Sun Polls University on COVID-19

“Being a first-year graduate student and coming from a large public university in Texas, the difference in COVID-19 responses between there and [Cornell] has been night and day,” said Matthew Dew grad. “At times it can feel like a bit much, but on the whole, I think they’ve done a pretty good job.”

Cornell Researchers Study COVID Transmission in White-Tailed Deer

On Mar. 21, Dr. Mathias Martins, a researcher in the Diel Lab, which is housed in the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, discussed the effects of COVID-19 on the deer population in his copublished article “From Deer-To-Deer: Sars-Cov-2 Is Efficiently Transmitted And Presents Broad Tissue Tropism And Replication Sites In White-Tailed Deer.”