62 positive COVID-19 cases tracked among campus community

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62 positive COVID-19 cases tracked among campus community

Weekly testing update (Oct. 22-28)
[University Communication]

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln reported 62 positive cases of COVID-19 during the week of Oct. 22-28.

In that same span, 4,594 tests were completed on students, faculty and staff. The positivity rate during the week was 1.35%.

Tests are conducted through the university’s saliva-based reentry testing program, the University Health Center and off-campus medical facilities.

Since fall semester re-entry testing began on Aug. 15, 1,145 positive cases have been recorded out of 82,813 tests, for a positivity rate of 1.38%.

This report is generated weekly and will be presented in Nebraska Today every Monday through the fall semester. 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.

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