WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Tippecanoe County Health Department notified Purdue that a West Lafayette student has tested positive for the coronavirus. According to a statement from Purdue, on Monday afternoon the campus was alerted by the TCHD. The student currently is in Marion County.
As we reported Monday, Purdue Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Head Dimitrios Peroulis sent an email out to faculty saying an undergraduate student of theirs was diagnosed with coronavirus.
The university is in the process of investigating the student’s relevant personal contacts and will reach out to them directly.
Tippecanoe County has three confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Indiana has a total of 365 with 12 deaths as of Tuesday.