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CSUB reports at least two cases of COVID-19 on campus

Posted at 4:23 PM, Jul 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-16 23:14:59-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — California State University Bakersfield released an emergency notification on Thursday stating that an individual that had been on campus during business hours on July 8-9 has tested positive for COVID-19, reportedly the school's second positive case.

The first report said an individual who had tested positive for the virus was on campus between June 30 - July 2.

While the individuals may have been contagious, CSUB believes that those who were in close contact with them have been properly notified. CSUB has also enacted suitable safety precautions following this development.

The college encourages those experiencing symptoms to contact their health care provider and alert Erika Delamar, CSUB COVID-19 case manager at (661) 654-3453.

After normal hours, please complete the COVID-19 form online.

If you have no access to the internet, you may call the University Police Department at (661) 654-2677 and ask to contact the Emergency Manager.