The clusters illustrate the challenges of reopening schools and bringing people into close proximity while Covid-19 continues to spread widely through the state and country. North Carolina has a seven-day average of about 1,200 new coronavirus cases per day, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
“It has been heartening to hear reports from faculty and staff and to experience for myself the excellent compliance on campus this week,” he wrote. “Our goal, certainly, is full participation both on campus and off among all members of our Carolina community.”
UNC says it will not release information about individual positive cases, but those who have come in close contact with individuals who tested positive have been notified.
The Sigma Nu national headquarters has posted Covid-19 information and resources for members of the fraternity. The national fraternity did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.