When there's a COVID-19 outbreak at UMD, blame the administration
Aug 22 2020
The University of Notre Dame is now dealing with a 17.3% positivity rate, as 222 of 1,278 tests have come back positive since students started returning to campus earlier this month.
The University of Richmond reports six active COVID-19 cases among students and faculty, according to the school's COVID-19 dashboard.
The story said that Eyewitness News visited the campus on Wednesday and saw all the students walking around wearing masks. Out of 5,042 residential students who have been tested, only eight have come back positive, a.16% positivity rate.
The seven positive tests were all through the pre-arrival round of testing. Troy University also posts information about positive tests.
Extraordinary COVID-19 safety efforts at colleges and universities are being upended by small groups of students who want to party, Dr. Marty Makary says.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham does not yet have a public COVID-19 dashboard, said spokesman Tyler Greer. The change occurred about a week after students returned to campus.
Many colleges in Alabama require students to get tested for COVID-19 within 14 days of returning to campus. The university states it will supplement contract tracing done by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to identify those people who had close contact with individuals who test positive.
Also Tuesday, Michigan State University told students preparing to move in next week that it's reversing course to adopt remote learning due to the virus's spread throughout the country. Less than 1 percent of the first 30,000 students tested positive for coronavirus.