Amid increase in coronavirus cases, Johns Hopkins, Loyola opt for online-only classes this fall

Citing the rise in coronavirus cases both in Baltimore and nationwide, Johns Hopkins University and Loyola University Maryland became the latest colleges to announce that they would offer only online classes to undergraduates this fall. Hopkins officials said Thursday that the increased prevalence of infections among younger people, plus the fact that many of its students come from states considered COVID-19 hot spots, led them to reverse earlier plans to resume at least some instruction and activities on its Homewood campus in North Baltimore. (Balt Sun)

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