Liberty University COVID cases near 1,000 this semester, close to breaking fall 2020 total

Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 4:11 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Liberty University updated its coronavirus dashboard Wednesday.

As of Wednesday, the university has a total of nearly 1,000 cases this semester. All of last fall LU had just under 1,100 cases, the most in a semester yet.

During the spring semester they totaled 675 cases.

Liberty’s mitigation period is slated to end Friday.

WDBJ7 reached out to an LU spokesperson to see if they’re considering an extension of the period or other mitigation measures.

We were told to check back Friday.

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