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92% of Pitt students in college housing are vaccinated – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The vast majority of Pitt students in dorm rooms have been shown to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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According to Pitt News, an email that went out says that 92% of students in college housing have shown that they are vaccinated. The Pitt News reports that the rate for those living off campus is "much lower."

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When it comes to employees, Pitt News says that 55% of faculty and staff members 56% of staff have shown that they are vaccinated.

Unlike other local universities in the area, Pitt does not require the COVID-19 vaccine for face-to-face classes. However, unvaccinated students and employees will have to participate in a series of strict coronavirus containment measures, such as frequent and mandatory testing.

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Andy Sheehan will have more information on this story at the KDKA Evening News .

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