Briefing, September 5, 2020

Recent results for on-campus testing continue to show an increase in positive tests among students and in the positive test rate. Of the 92 positive student tests reported today by the on-campus testing program, 16 are for students living in residence halls and 76 are for students living off-campus. The positive test rate for today’s on-campus student results is 6.1 percent; the 7-day average is 3.4 percent.

Biweekly surveillance testing of residence hall students is underway.

As of September 4, 59 students are in on-campus quarantine and 59 are in on-campus isolation. Read more about quarantine, isolation and testing follow-up procedures. Read a news release about quarantine of students living in fraternity and sorority chapter houses.

The university continues to reinforce with students the expectations for behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic. If students intentionally behave in ways that risk the health of our community, the university is pursuing disciplinary actions that could result in discipline up to and including the revocation of housing contracts and emergency suspension. Registered student organizations in violation also face a range of sanctions up to and including suspension and termination. Report a public health concern


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