WACO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Baylor University has issued a moratorium on all on-campus events until at least Feb. 7 due to an increasing amount of COVID-19 cases on campus and throughout the county.

The university said the decision was based on the school’s health management team’s recommendation due to the current COVID-19 conditions. The school said the the Feb. 7 date is subject to change.

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“The Health Management Team will not approve any event proposals before that date. However, events that have already been approved by the team may continue as planned,” the school said.

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Since Aug. 1, Baylor University has seen 1,474 cases, with 179 of them currently active, according to the school’s COVID-19 dashboard.

McLennan County has seen a total of 12,947 cases and 174 deaths.

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The school said small groups of 10 or less can still gather but must maintain physical distancing and wear face coverings. Those groups are urged to connect virtually if possible.