(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Kent State University is canceling face-to-face instruction beginning immediately as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus.
The university made the announcement on Tuesday following Ohio’s first three coronavirus cases being confirmed on Monday, with all three cases in Cuyahoga County.
Governor Mike DeWine recommended doing so during a press conference on Tuesday afternoon. He also suggested additional measures like banning spectators from concerts and sporting events.
The university released the schedule for remote instruction via its website Tuesday beginning March 16th.
Kent State has a dedicated webpage for coronavirus updates, where the update appeared.
Additionally, Ohio State University also announced this week that it would be canceling in-person instruction. Cleveland State University notified students late Monday evening that it will remain open until further notice. Officials noted the university has created a task force that will oversee coronavirus planning.
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