Cuomo Urges NY Colleges & Universities to Ramp Up Campus Testing to Avoid Full Remote Learning

New York’s colleges and universities that are testing at least a quarter of their on-campus student and faculty population can be exempt from going to full remote learning if COVID-19 positivity rates increase, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Friday.

He set the testing minimum at 25% of total on-campus students, faculty and staff tested weekly for a college or university to avoid being switched to full-time remote learning if positivity rates increase, up to a rolling 14-day 5% positivity threshold.

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