As we hear stories about how some doctors in other countries are having to decide who lives and who dies because of a ventilator shortage, Rice University and Lone Star College are doing what they can to keep that from happening here.
In a statement to the Rice community, the university canceled classes, prohibited all on-campus public events through April 30, and continued the international travel ban.
Harris County reports all three COVID-19 infections in the greater Houston metropolitan area, including the Fort Bend County patient, occurred on a trip to Egypt.
The university is taking all necessary precautionary steps and working closely with and at the guidance of Harris County Public Health.
The employee, a research staff member, traveled to a country that was not on the CDC's restricted travel list. The university is taking all necessary precautionary steps and working closely with and at the guidance of Harris County Public Health.
According to a notice sent to faculty, staff and students, the Rice University Police Department has received multiple reports of coyote sightings over the last few weeks.