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U Of Chicago Hospital Patient Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The patient is being treated in isolation, officials said.

The University of Chicago Medical Center's Hyde Park campus.
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HYDE PARK — A University of Chicago Medical Center patient has tested positive for coronavirus, university officials announced Friday afternoon.

The patient is being treated in isolation, according to an email from executive vice president Kenneth Polonsky.

The patient is is not affiliated with the University of Chicago, according to officials.

A patient suspected of having coronavirus was admitted to the hospital last week, but the person later tested negative for the virus.

Due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus, the University of Chicago will transition to remote learning for the spring quarter beginning March 30, the university announced Thursday.

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All undergraduate and graduate classes will be affected. The spring semester ends in June.

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