UC Berkeley avoids COVID-19 surge after spring break

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While UC Berkeley experienced a spike in COVID-19 cases after winter break, campus saw a reduction in cases when students returned from spring break. This reduction is likely due changes in student behaviors when following the necessary protocols to reduce the spread.

UC Berkeley experienced a lower number of COVID-19 cases after students returned from spring break compared to when they returned from winter break despite similar policies, such as mandatory self-sequestering, in place.
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