Despite communitywide COVID-19 surge, colleges have kept virus under control on campuses

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES across Rhode Island, including Roger Williams University, pictured, have overall kept COVID-19 under control on their campuses during the fall semester despite the growing community-wide surge. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES across Rhode Island, including Roger Williams University, pictured, have overall kept COVID-19 under control on their campuses during the fall semester despite the growing communitywide surge. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY
PROVIDENCE – As college students across Rhode Island are preparing for their fall semester final exams, local colleges have generally passed one very important test over the last three months: keeping COVID-19 under control on campus. The coronavirus pandemic is currently engulfing the Ocean State and the country, with record-high daily positive-case counts dwarfing the…

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