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28 Texas students contract coronavirus after spring break trip to Mexico

Added 03-31-20 09:18:02pm EST - “Twenty-eight spring breakers from The University of Texas at Austin have contracted coronavirus following a trip to Mexico, health officials said. The infected students were among a group of 70 peo?” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “28 Texas students contract coronavirus after spring break trip to Mexico”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Twenty-eight spring breakers from The University of Texas at Austin have contracted coronavirus following a trip to Mexico, health officials said.

The infected students were among a group of 70 people in their 20s who flew down to Cabo San Lucas on a chartered plane about a week and a half ago, the city of Austin said in a statement Tuesday.

The coronavirus-stricken students are self-isolating, while dozens of others who were possibly exposed are being monitored, the city said.

The university and Austin public health workers have contacted every “spring breaker onboard the plane using flight manifests from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention,” the city’s statement said.

The Mexican state where Cabo San Lucas is located, Baja California Sur, had reported 13 coronavirus cases through Monday, Mexican health ministry data shows.

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