The University of Nebraska–Lincoln reported 70 positive cases of COVID-19 during the week of Oct. 20 to Nov. 4.
In that same span, 3.901 tests were completed on students, faculty and staff. The positivity rate during the week was 1.79%.
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, 1,215 positive cases have been recorded out of 86,713 tests, for a positivity rate of 1.4%.
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.