Students from the University of Texas at Austin who went to Mexico during the spring break have been diagnosed with coronavirus, according to CNN.
CNN reported: “About 70 people in their 20s chartered a plane from Austin, Texas, Mexico for the spring break two weeks ago. Now, 44 of the students have tested positive for the coronavirus after ignoring advice from officials asking people to avoid group gatherings and avoid non-essential air travel.
Some of the students went home on commercial flights, CNN reported.
Texas House President Dennis Bonnen told CNN affiliate KXAN, “Stop being an a **. Go beyond. Whether you think it’s a problem or not, it is. Whether you think it might affect you or not, it is. The reality is that if I am a student going on a spring vacation to Mexico, you affect a lot of people. Grow. “
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Health officials told CNN that other passengers on the chartered flight were being watched.
The University of Texas at Austin works to help public health officials.
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