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COVID-19 outbreak in fraternity houses on UW’s Greek Row

Jul 1, 2020, 1:45 PM
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The University of Washington closed in March as a precautionary reaction to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreak for the remainder of the winter quarter. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)
(Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

KIRO Radio’s Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo discuss the latest plan from Seattle Public Schools to reopen classrooms in the fall. It’s going to be expensive.

Dozens of students in 10 fraternity houses just north of the University of Washington campus have tested positive for the coronavirus. Now, as many as 1,000 students have been asked to quarantine.

Snohomish County may have to move back into Phase 1 as the coronavirus case count continues to spike across Washington state. What does that mean for the upcoming holiday weekend?

And, we’ve got a quick update on the expected timeline for a vaccine.

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COVID-19 outbreak in fraternity houses on UW’s Greek Row