Campus positivity rate drops to 1.09%

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Campus positivity rate drops to 1.09%

[University Communication]

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln reported 11 positive cases of COVID-19 during the most recent week of data (March 4-10).

In that same span, 1,008 tests were completed on students, faculty and staff. The positivity rate during the week was 1.09%.

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

Since the university started COVID-19 testing on Aug. 15, 2020, 10,134 positive cases have been recorded out of 321,449 tests, for a positivity rate of 3.15%.

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