Cornell University NY campus reports high Covid resurgence
Cornell University campus at Ithaca in the state of New York is once again reporting a Covid resurgence driven by Omicron BA.2 variant. The University, which elevated its COVID-19 alert system to “yellow,” indicated that the transmission is rising and prevalence is above predicted levels. Between March 17 and March 23, Cornell recorded 515 positive COVID-19 infections among students, staff and faculty, according to data from the university. Data shows 97% of the student population is vaccinated, while 92% of those eligible are boosted.