President of Wayland Baptist out of hospital, recovering from COVID-19

President of Wayland Baptist out of hospital, recovering from COVID-19
Wayland Baptist President Bobby Hall (Source: Wayland Baptist University)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - President of Wayland Baptist University Bobby Hall was released from the hospital on Thursday, after testing positive for COVID-19.

WBU says Hall and his wife, Laurie, were traveling for the Independence Day weekend when he began experiencing symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus.  He was hospitalized on Saturday. Laurie Hall, a registered nurse, has also tested positive for the virus but is experiencing no symptoms at this time. The couple will remain isolated and close to medical care as he recovers.

Wayland students are scheduled to return to campus on Aug. 12.

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