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How University Of Arizona's President Would Like To Expand COVID-19 Testing On Campus

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:03am

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Robert Robbins
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University of Arizona President Robert Robbins shares his plans to reopen his campus at an April 30, 2020, press conference.

The University of Arizona continues to be one of the more aggressive institutions when it comes to testing for COVID-19, and that has been a constant message from school President Dr. Robert Robbins.

The university is pushing toward a 5% positivity rate, but it’s been a struggle.

One day last week recorded a 6.1% positive. That climbed to 10% a couple of days ago.

Robbins himself — though asymptomatic — was tested after being near two students who tested positive.

The Show spoke with him about the situation at the university as he quarantined at home.

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