Video shows large group of Baylor students gathering amid social distancing restrictions
WACO, Texas - A large group of students with Baylor University gathered ahead of the scheduled start of classes, defying the school’s COVID-19 protocols.
Footage of the gathering shows a large group of people socializing.
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Uploader Cassie Nataro wrote, “Dear Freshmen congregating on Fountain Mall: have fun Zooming from your parents’ dining room in a week.”
The video was posted on Thursday, August 20, the same day the school warned students about expulsion for violating COVID-19 policies.
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Baylor University retweeted the video, responding, “REMINDER: If outside with others and you are not socially distanced, you MUST wear a mask per University policy.”
As of August 21, Texas reported having had about 588,000 cases of COVID-19 and 11,181 deaths from it.
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