September 9, 2020
New Confirmed COVID-19 Case at El Camino College
El Camino College received a confirmed report on September 8 that a member of the campus community has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus. To protect patient privacy, the individual’s information is considered confidential and will not be disclosed.
This individual was last on campus September 3. Anyone who may have been present in the same area of campus as the person who tested positive has been notified by the Director of Risk Management, Michael Pascual. If you did not receive an email notification from Michael Pascual, you were not present in the same area. The individual remained inside a private vehicle and no further cleaning is required.
The entire El Camino College community sends this individual sincere wishes for a quick recovery. As always, all El Camino College students and employees are asked to follow the directions given by public health officials and elected officials during this outbreak. This includes obeying the stay-at-home orders from Los Angeles County and the State of California, following correct social distancing practices, and continuing to maintain proper hygiene.