Merced Gateway News received information about an email sent to UC Merced students regarding a UC student who reported symptoms consistent to COVID-19.
The following information is what the UC said
On March 16th, 2020, an undergraduate student at UC Merced reported symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and is awaiting test results.
The university is working to identify those with whom this student may have had contact and will work with Merced County health officials as required.
The student is self-quarantined.
We remain committed to the health and safety of every member of our campus and will continue to provide updates as we have them.