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42 COVID-19 cases reported on campus from April 18-24
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln reported 42 positive cases of COVID-19 during the previous week (April 18-24).
During that same span, 4,764 tests were conducted on students, faculty and staff. The positivity rate during the week was .88%.
Tests are conducted through the university’s saliva-based reentry testing program, the TestNebraska facility by the Cather Dining Center (on 17th Street between R and Vine streets), the University Health Center and off-campus medical facilities.
Since university-specific testing began on Aug. 12, 2,991 total cases have been recorded out of 143,239 tests, for a positivity rate of 2.1%.
This report is generated weekly and presented in Nebraska Today every Monday. Data is gathered from the university’s COVID-19 dashboard, which is tracking case and test totals daily. All COVID-19 testing information is provided to the university from the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.
Learn more about the university’s ongoing response to COVID-19.