Del Mar College students, employee test positive for COVID-19
Article by: DMC College Relations Office
Del Mar College Update (3:10 p.m.)
Del Mar College has received information that three students and one employee have tested positive for COVID-19. The students were immediately instructed to self-isolate. In two of the student cases, two additional students who were in close contact have been asked to quarantine. It was determined that no one had close contact with the third student while on campus. The DMC employee was also instructed to self-isolate, and it was determined that no one had close contact with the individual while on campus.
The areas on the West Campus where the students were present and the Center for Economic Development where the employee was present have been disinfected.
The health and safety of our students and employees remain our top priority at Del Mar College. All College facilities remain closed to the public. Only restricted access for approved employees and designated students is allowed at this time.
Del Mar College empowers students to achieve their dreams. We offer quality programs, individual attention, outstanding instruction through faculty with real-world experience and affordable costs to credit and noncredit students in Corpus Christi and the South Texas Coastal Bend area. Nationally recognized while locally focused, we’re ranked in the top two percent of community colleges in the country granting associate degrees to Hispanic students (Community College Week). Del Mar College focuses on offering our students programs that match current or emerging career opportunities. Whether students are interested in the fine arts, sciences, business, occupational or technical areas, students get the education they need for the future they want at Del Mar College.