Lone Star College student tests positive for coronavirus

A Lone Star College System student has tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
A Lone Star College System student has tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

A Lone Star College System student has tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Lone Star College System announced March 24 a student has tested positive for the coronavirus after out-of-state travel during spring break.

According to an LSCS news release, the student has not been on college property since before March 6, and students have not been on campus since spring break began March 9.


LSCS facilities are closed until April 6, and the facilities will reopen April 13.

LSCS did not provide other details about the identity of the student. According to the news release, the college will provide updates as appropriate.

"LSC is committed to transparency and providing assistance at this time of need," the release stated. "We are working with all of our community partners, employees and students to assure the safety and health of all those within the LSC community."


In addition to closing the campus to students until April 13, the college system canceled graduation services May 6-9.
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.