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Georgia Southern reports no major problems after first 5 days of classes
University to start posting COVID-19 case counts next week, but few so far, says provost
Georgia Southern student Alexis Derr, bottom, waits for the next question from associate professor of literature Dustin Anderson on the first day of classes for the fall 2020 semester on Aug. 17. The university has been making social distancing accommodations and face coverings are required in all classrooms and campus buildings. Most courses are expected to be a mix of face-to-face and virtual/online learning.
Georgia Southern University began fall semester classes Monday with required facemasks, social distancing and other special protective measures. After the first week, the university had seen few confirmed COVID-19 cases, no entire classes quarantined and no drop in enrollment, said GS Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Carl Reiber.
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