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As Texas universities prepare to send thousands of students home for the holidays, few are requiring COVID-19 safety precautions

Few Texas universities — some of which have been identified as coronavirus hot spots — have explicitly encouraged students to quarantine for 14 days before Thanksgiving or required exit testing, despite staggering rises in case counts across the state and country.

Thomas Hobohm, left, and his older sister Shelby have been quarantining at their West Campus apartment near the University of Texas at Austin for two weeks to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Shortly after, they plan on visiting their family for Thanskgiving in North Texas. Nov. 14, 2020.

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