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Texas Tech President Dr. Lawrence Schovanec said on Wednesday, March 18th that a student who was evacuated from Europe was one of two that tested positive for COVID-19 upon returning to Lubbock.

The student is said to be in isolation, and several family members who have been in contact with them are under quarantine.

A press conference was held on Wednesday to further discuss the issue:

See the full statement from President Schovanec below:

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