SUNY Oneonta reported yesterday that college officials received a report Tuesday confirming that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first confirmed case among SUNY Oneonta employees this semester. The college has performed enhanced cleaning in the affected employee’s workspace and all communal spaces the employee recently occupied. Officials also notified the Otsego County Department of Health to provide contact tracing and advised others on campus who have had close contact with the employee to be screened.

According to a Oct. 6 COVID-19 SUNY Oneonta update, there are 704 confirmed cases among students since the start of the fall semester. No students are in quarantine or isolation on campus.

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