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Academy Cadet tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 6:25 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 20:25:00-04

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo — According to the U.S. Air Force Academy, a Cadet First-Class has tested positive for COVID-19.

The individual is in isolation at the Academy in accordance with the Academy’s COVID plan and does not have any known underlying health conditions and is not considered high-risk for serious complications.

Academy officials will continue to monitor the individual’s health. Academy personnel and cadets who may have come in close contact with the cadet have been identified and are being monitored, according the Academy's COVID plan and established USAFA self-quarantine procedures.

The Academy is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Defense guidelines for testing and medical response as it relates to COVID-19.