Over 100 students in the University of Washington’s Greek system have reported testing positive for the coronavirus this week, amplifying concern about the reopening of colleges and universities this fall.
According to CBS News, 105 students living in 15 fraternity houses near campus this summer reported testing positive for the virus on Thursday. The county health department has verified 62 of those cases, as well as four other students who were in close contact with the residents but do not live there.
As the university continues to confirm these cases, residents are being asked to quarantine or self-isolate for the time being. None of the residents have been hospitalized.
UW did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
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The first cluster was reported Tuesday, with the university sharing that at least 38 students across 10 fraternity houses were infected with the virus, NBC-affiliate KING5 reported. The number of cases nearly tripled by the end of the week.
According to the school, there are approximately 1,000 students living in 25 fraternity homes north of the UW Seattle campus.
Michelle Ma, a spokeswoman for the university, told CBS News that more than 800 students have been tested in response to the uptick in cases. Updated results are expected to be announced next week.
“Within 24 hours, we set up a site nearby the Greek houses and apartments for students to come and