The University of Nebraska–Lincoln reported 96 positive cases of COVID-19 during the most current seven-day period (Jan. 28 to Feb. 3).
During that same span, 19,134 tests were conducted on students, faculty and staff. The positivity rate during the week was 0.5%.
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, 2,479 total cases have been recorded out of 66,603 tests, for a positivity rate of 3.7%.
This report is generated weekly and presented in Nebraska Today every Friday. 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.