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Business owners in Boulder County worry that university outbreak could spell financial trouble

BOULDER, Colo. — As COVID-19 numbers continue to spike in Boulder County, data show that an overwhelming number of cases involve students at the University of Colorado Boulder. On Sunday, of the 202 new cases in the county, 174 of the cases involved students or faculty.

This week, 14 students at CU Boulder face suspension for violating COVID-19 protocol at the school. The school is also moving all classes online to slow the spread.

“I think it is important for college students to understand that just because you want to have fun doesn’t mean you should put the entire county at risk,” said CU Boulder student Elizabeth Mather. At the beginning of the year, she says, “was kind of just an explosion of people getting to see their friends again and having parties.”

Now the surrounding community is facing potential consequences.

“Once I heard about the spike, I started wondering

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CU Boulder classes become remote-only due to COVID-19 outbreak

BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) — The University of Colorado at Boulder announced Monday that starting on Wednesday, classes will be remote-only for all undergraduate, graduate and law students for a minimum of two weeks.

Read the full announcement here

“All undergraduate, graduate and law classes will be taught remotely. Labs, studio and performance classes are remote, unless approved by department chairs college and school deans.” shared CU Boulder in a tweet.

“Staff will continue to work on campus as currently assigned. On-campus research will continue and is not affected by this shift to remote instruction.” shared the university in a tweet on Monday.

Classes will continue as planned today and Tuesday, Sept. 22.

As of Friday, the total number

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