Lafayette College has closed its library and recreation center and has suspended all sports because of an increase of students testing positing for COVID-19.
According to Lafayette’s COVID-19 dashboard, seven students tested positive Saturday and an additional three tested positive Sunday. Three students also tested positive last week.
In a message to the campus community, Lafayette said the students are being quarantined as the college conducts contact tracing. To date, there have been 19 positive student cases on campus, according to the dashboard.
The Easton college also said it was suspending all eat-in dining and serving meals to-go. Additional cleaning of high-use areas are also being done. The suspensions went into place over the weekend.
On Saturday, director of health