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A recently released Penn Medicine study by Chair of the Department of Microbiology Frederic Bushman and his team found that 35% of the sample COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia resemble variants of the virus.
Many students — particularly those living in on-campus housing — said they were especially happy that Penn was able to provide the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday.
To limit the spread of the virus, the University is launching the Penn Cares COVID-19 response program, which requires undergraduates to get tested for COVID-19 twice per week at one of several locations on campus.
Many University buildings have expanded their hours and on-site offerings to account for the larger number of students living on campus.
As more than 3,000 undergraduate students move in to their on-campus residences, here’s everything you need to know about changes to housing and dining this spring.