By CBSBoston.com Staff

AMHERST (CBS) – Students at UMass Amherst will return to in-person classes Monday.

The university went fully remote for the past two weeks due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.

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The school said the recent restrictions have helped reduce the spread of coronavirus.

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Students must be tested twice a week in order to attend classes on campus.

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Sports teams can also resume practices and away games, but home games are on hold until mid-March.

CBSBoston.com Staff