Texas A&M has reported another COVID-19 cluster in Dorm 7 of the Corps of Cadets.
Following the initial Dorm 7 cluster among Squadron 17, on Tuesday, Sept. 30 the second cluster was reported among Squadron 4 via the A&M COVID-19 Cluster Notification Requirement website.
The report does not specify how many students are affected. To date, four total COVID-19 clusters have been reported at A&M, two in the Corps of Cadets and two in A&M sororities.
In evaluating potential clusters, A&M said they will use some or all of the following measures:
Further Monitoring of Applicable Population
Continuing Education on Appropriate Prevention Measures
Requested Cleanings for Facilities under Texas A&M Control
Suspension of access to face-to-face classes/meetings/gatherings for applicable population, including student organizations
Self-isolation/quarantine of population/individuals*
*In these instances, Texas A&M cannot impact individual right to not self-isolate/quarantine; however, impacted individuals will be required to remain off campus unless quarantined in university housing or receiving health care.
This is a developing story and will be updated as we receive additional information.