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University of New Mexico announces fall semester plan

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico has announced it's reopening plan for the fall semester with coursework offered both in-person and remotely starting in August. The Albuquerque Journal reported that university officials announced the plan at a Board of Regents meeting Tuesday. The fall semester is set to begin Aug. 17. Officials say thermometers will be included in welcome kits for students and any confirmed COVID-19 cases will be addressed with cleaning and contact tracing. Masks and social distancing measures will also be required. On Wednesday, New Mexico health officials reported an additional 330 COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the statewide total to more than 15,800 since the coronavirus outbreak began