Campus positivity rate remains low at 2.4%

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Campus positivity rate remains low at 2.4%

Weekly testing update (Feb. 25 to March 3)
[University Communication]

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln reported 30 positive cases of COVID-19 during the most recent week of data (Feb. 25 to March 3).

In that same span, 1,254 tests were completed on students, faculty and staff. The positivity rate during the week was 2.4%.

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, 10,123 positive cases have been recorded out of 320,441 tests, for a positivity rate of 3.16%.

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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