"We want to stay safe, we want to be healthy, we want everyone around us to be healthy, we want this town to be thriving, we don't want this town to be shut down again".
"This spread poses a risk to uninfected individuals in the Greek community, students outside of the Greek community, as well as faculty and staff at Indiana University Bloomington", the team said in a statement posted to Twitter.
"This is what we're trying to prevent".
"I've never seen this before", the officer is heard saying to the student after running his ID. "There's an input on the computer that you tested positive for COVID?". Police asked him if he was supposed to be in quarantine and he answered, "Yeah".
"You have other people here and you're positive for Covid?". We do not know if anybody else at that party was aware of the Covid-positive residents because some of them left while the officer was there.
Towns with large college student populations account for 19 of the 25 of the most severe outbreaks nationally, according to a USA Today analysis, and CNBC said school officials are pointing the finger at the Greek social organizations. However, data from Lafayette County show it had one of the highest per-capita rates of infection in the nation, with 1,053 cases per 100,000 people in the last two weeks, the analysis noted.
He then looked up the student's name, and found that he'd tested positive for COVID-19. "You're not quarantining if you're mixing with other people".
A spokeswoman for Miami University declined tell Insider whether the students at the party were disciplined, citing privacy laws, but but said that any student who violates a quarantine or isolation order or hosts a large gathering that violates the City of Oxford mass gathering ordinance will be punished.
The school announced this week that it will resume in-person and hybrid classes on campus on September 21, following a month of entirely online classes.
"Upperclassmen moved back", Miami University president Gregory Crawford told WCPO.
The student tells the officer that everyone at the party has COVID, as do the students who live across the street.