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MTSU Confirms First Case of Coronavirus

Written by Alicia Patton

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Tennessee, MTSU has just announced its first case.


The university sent out an email to students and staff that a student living on-campus has tested positive for the novel virus.



The student is said to be living in a private bedroom at the Scarlett Commons Apartments.


Symptoms appeared with the student during the extended spring break, and the student is currently self-isolating.


All students and staff who has had contact with this student has been notified and advised to take the necessary precautions to prevent a further spread.


If you have experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 it advised that you contact your primary healthcare provider or if you are a student reach out to Student Health Services at www.mtsu.edu/healthservices or at 615-898-2988.