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No positives in virus testing of 1,300 UCSD students

May 30, 2020 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

UC San Diego said Friday that none of the 1,300 students it tested for the novel coronavirus in recent weeks turned out to be infected, confirming the school's belief that the virus isn't widely present on the huge campus.

The students were part of the first mass coronavirus testing conducted on residential students at a major American research university.

The voluntary test was offered to 5,000 students over the past three weeks and drew fewer participants than expected, partly beca...