A virus outbreak occurs at Minnesota State University

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A person affiliated with Minnesota State University, Mankato has the state’s second confirmed coronavirus case involving the omicron variant. University President Edward Inch has sent a letter to faculty, staff and students telling them that the Minnesota Department of Health had notified school officials that the omicron variant was confirmed in a vaccinated person at the university.

That individual had recently tested positive. Inch says the infected person is doing fine and is isolating. Inch encouraged everyone to get vaccinated and receive a booster. In addition, the university will make COVID-19 testing available on campus Tuesday.