DURHAM, N.H. (CBS) — The University of New Hampshire announced Tuesday that a new lab on campus will help give coronavirus test results to students in under 48 hours. The lab can screen 4,000 samples a day of the self-swabbing home test kits developed by the university.
UNH has been dealing with a coronavirus cluster after a fraternity house held a party with more than 100 maskless attendees. At least eleven people have since tested positive for COVID-19.READ MORE: I-Team: Law Passed During Pandemic Protects Nursing Homes From Lawsuits
Anyone who was at the August 29 gathering or visited the fraternity any time after is asked to quarantine and monitor themselves for symptoms. UNH students should call UNH Health & Wellness at 603-862-9355.READ MORE: Six Flags New England Reopens After More Than 13 Months
The school plans to test students every four days during the semester.MORE NEWS: I-Team: Nora Baston To Be Named New Boston Police Commissioner; Dennis White Challenging Removal
UNH hopes to expand its testing capabilities to include Keene State University and Plymouth State University.