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[학생] 겐트대학교 글로벌캠퍼스 코로나바이러스감염증-19 대비 지침안내_[Notice] Updated Announcement Regarding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) : Prevention of a Novel Coronavirus Infection
20/03/02 10:29 | 학생지원팀 | View 13430 | Comments 0

겐트대학교 글로벌캠퍼스 코로나바이러스감염증-19 대비 지침안내

[Notice] Updated Announcement Regarding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) : Prevention of a Novel Coronavirus Infection



Dear GUGC Students,


This is a Student Services Division.

As of Feb 23rd, the government has raised the infectious disease alert level to ‘SEVERE’ due to the increasing spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country.

We advise GUGC students to follow precautions announced by the Korea Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (KCDC) to prevent novel coronavirus infection.


1.  For the general public:


  • Wash your hands often and thoroughly with soap and running water for 30 seconds or longer. If soap and water is not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Please follow the coughing etiquette if you have cough or any respiratory symptoms.
  • Please wear a mask when visiting crowded places and health facilities. If you don’t have a mask, cover your mouth and nose with your sleeve when coughing. If you covered your mouth and nose with a tissue, throw it away and wash your hands.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with your hands.
  • Do not contact people who have symptoms such as fever or cough.
  • Avoid consumption of raw or under-cooked animal products.
  • Avoid visiting live animal markets and touching sick animals.


2.  For a student with fever or respiratory Symptoms:


  • it is strongly recommended that you self-quarantine at home /move into a self-quarantine room of IGC. You are not allowed to attend the face-to-face classroom interaction. GUGC will provide audio/video lecture files. Detailed guideline will be provided by Academic Affairs.
  • Rest at home /self-quarantine room and observe 3-4 days.
  • If high fever persists or worsens above 38 degrees and/or respiratory symptoms (cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing, etc), please avoid going to a medical clinic. Instead, please report to the Korea Center for Disease Control & Prevention (KCDC) by calling 1339 (24 hours operation offering English Services). And inform GUGC Student Services Division (Studentservices@ghent.ac.kr) or GUGC General Affairs (donghee.kim@ghent.ac.kr).


Ghent University Global Campus will continue to monitor the evolving novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation and provide updates to ensure the health and safety of GUGC.


We appreciate your patience and work together to ensure a safety of all members of the GUGC community.


Best Regards,

GUGC Student Services Division