By: KDKA-TV News Staff
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (KDKA) – A second Penn State student has died of COVID-19.READ MORE: Study: Odds Of School COVID-19 Flare-Up Lower With Mask Mandate
Twenty-year-old Neil Patel died Sunday at a Philadelphia hospital. He’d been there since April with severe effects of COVID.READ MORE: Costco Limits Toilet Paper Purchases Again
Patel is the second known Penn State student to die of COVID. Twenty-one-year-old Juan Garcia died in June of respiratory failure and coronavirus.MORE NEWS: Squirrel Hill Grocery Store Hit With Consumer Alert
The school is expected to discuss safety protocols for the fall semester at a community town hall Tuesday.