Doril lived on campus, and all his classes were online. The university did not reveal how it contracted the virus.
“When she started feeling unwell earlier this month, her mother encouraged her to come home, quarantine, and test COVID-19,” said App State Chief Celery.
“After testing positive for COVID-19 in his home county, he followed isolation procedures and was approved by his doctor to return to Boone.”
When he returned to school, Doril began to experience further difficulties, Everett said. Her family raised her, and she was hospitalized.
“Despite being generally at low risk for serious illness, college-age adults can become seriously ill with COVID-19. As we approach the half-way mark of the last day of classes for the fall semester Do, we are seeing an increase in COVID-19. Cases in students, ”the Everates warned.
CNN reached out to Doril’s family for comment, but received no immediate response.
Liam Dunman, a student at App State, said the death definitely “resonated” with him.