Twenty-four members of the College Republicans at UCF attended the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, College Republicans Vice Chairman Didi Malka said.
“It has been 10 days since the conference ended. No members have exhibited any symptoms and the incubation period of 5-12 days has almost passed,” Malka said. “It’s important to note that according to the ACU, the attendee infected was never in the main ballroom, where our members were for most of CPAC. We are remaining vigilant and will continue to monitor the situation.”
According to Politico, a CPAC attendee infected with coronavirus attended multiple days of the event.
Gaetz was informed Tuesday his COVID-19 test came back negative but said in a tweet he will continue to self-quarantine.
UCF spokeswoman Courtney Gilmartin said in a Tuesday email that UCF has not yet been heavily affected by the Coronavirus.
“We do not know whether conditions will rise to a level that requires UCF to implement a significant response,” Gilmartin said. “However, faculty members have been encouraged to consider and develop contingency plans for course delivery.”
UCF interim President Thad Seymour Jr. said in a campus update that UCF has assembled a team of emergency management, health and other officials from across the university to plan necessary precautions and help make decisions related to the virus.
“UCF has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 … Our team will continue to meet regularly to prepare for potential impacts on the university and our operations,” Seymour said in the statement. “Together, we will make sure to provide you with information you need to be prepared.”