Officials at Cornell University say more than half of its on-campus population has been vaccinated against COVID-19.
The news comes as the University begins easing some restrictions for fully-vaccinated people.
Those who are fully-vaccinated will no longer have to wear a mask when meeting outdoors on-campus. They will also allow organizations and group activities to occur in-person as long as there’s fewer than 30 people there.
The number of people that can take part in university-sponsored events will increase from 100 indoors to 200 outdoors, depending on the venue.
Cornell has already said that it will require full-vaccination by the fall for all students who want to attend in-person.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)