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STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) — The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of coronavirus among students and employees.

On Sunday, Nov. 15, UConn officials reported It shows 14 new on-campus positives and 14 new off-campus positives. Seven of the 28 were already in medical quarantine.

Their positivity rate among Storrs residential students is 1.16%.

Officials add, “Twenty-three of the 28 were identified through 740 surveillance tests, part of the larger initiative currently under way to test all on-campus students before they leave campus Friday for Thanksgiving break.”

There are currently 58 students on the Storrs campus symptomatic for COVID and in isolation.

Since the semester began in the late summer, 303 students have tested positive for the virus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases in Storrs who have recovered and left isolation is now 381.


On Wednesday, Nov. 11, officials reported 13 new on-campus positive cases – seven of whom were already in quarantine – and 12 new off-campus positives – four of whom were already in quarantine.

The university says, “Among the student positives, 16 were identified through 477 surveillance tests for which we received the results late this afternoon. The remainder were identified through point-of-care testing when they sought medical care for symptoms.”

This comes after 35 students tested positive for the virus the day before, prompting the university to quarantine five dorms on campus.

There are currently 37 COVID-positive students being treated for the virus on the Storrs campus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases in Storrs who have recovered and left isolation is now 369.

There is also one new employee positive reported.


On Sunday, Nov. 8, UConn reported there are currently 23 on-campus students on the Storrs campus positive for COVID-19 and being treated in isolation.

Just over the last two days, seven new cases were reported.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential students cases this semester has reached 241.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 366.


On Sunday, Nov. 01, UConn reported there are 12 students who are currently positive or have symptomatic cases of the coronavirus on the Storrs campus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 225.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 350.


On Sunday, Oct. 25, UConn reported that there are 18 students who are currently positive or have symptomatic cases and are in isolation on the Storrs campus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 220.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 329.


On Saturday, Oct. 17, UConn reported that there are 18 students who are currently positive or have symptomatic cases and are in isolation on the Storrs campus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 212.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 311.


On Thursday, UConn reported that the number of coronavirus-positive cases of students in isolation on their Storrs campus has increased to 12.

They reported one new off-campus student has tested positive for the virus since last report.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 205.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 301.


On Wednesday, UConn reported that the number of positive cases of students in isolation on campus has increased by one student to nine.

However, the cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester remains at 203.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 300.

As the state’s positivity rate continues to climb, UConn reported a positivity rate of .18% on Wednesday.


On Tuesday, UConn reported “This is the seventh consecutive day that there have been no new on-campus positives – the longest stretch since widespread testing began at UConn in mid-August. In fact, prior to the last seven days, there have only been three other days, total, since Aug. 15 that saw no new on-campus positives, none of them consecutive.”

The number of positive cases of students in isolation on campus remains at eight.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester remains at 203.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 298.

As the state’s positivity rate continues to climb, UConn reported a positivity rate of .16% on Tuesday.


On Monday, UConn reported, “This is the third consecutive day with no increase in positive and/or suspected on-campus student cases.”

This is the lowest number of ‘current positive cases’ on their Storrs campus since Aug. 19, “six days into UConn’s widespread student testing in advance of the fall semester beginning.”

The highest number of positive students in isolation at one time has been 71. That number was recorded on Sept. 5.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester remains at 203.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 297.

No new commuter cases were reported.


On Sunday, UConn reported they currently have eight on-campus students in Storrs who are positive for the virus and are in isolation. That number is the same as reported Saturday.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester remains at 203.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 296.

UConn reports two new commuter student positives since Saturday.


On Saturday, UConn reported they currently have eight on-campus students in Storrs who are positive for the virus and are in isolation.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 203.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 293.

The University said there were no new on-campus or off-campus student cases in today’s report, and none among employees/affiliates.


On Friday, UConn reported they currently have 11 on-campus students in Storrs who are positive for the virus and are in isolation.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 203, which remains the same as Thursday.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 284.

The University said there were no new on-campus or off-campus student cases. Two new cases were recorded among UConn employees/affiliates, neither of whom have been on campus for more than a week.


On Thursday, UConn reported they currently have 24 on-campus students in Storrs who are positive for the virus and are in isolation.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 203.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 272.

There was one new off-campus case in a person already in quarantine.


On Wednesday, UConn reported they currently have 25 on-campus students on the Storrs campus who are positive for the virus and are in isolation.

The university notes, “Although yesterday’s number was 22, there were no new confirmed positives; the three additional people added to this total since yesterday have tested negative, but are being treated because they are symptomatic.”

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester remains at 203.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 270.

There were seven new off-campus cases.


On Tuesday, UConn reported they currently have 22 on-campus students on the Storrs campus who are positive for the virus and in isolation.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is now 203.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 268.

There were no new off-campus cases.


On Monday, UConn reported they currently have 23 on-campus students on the Storrs campus who are positive for the virus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential students cases this semester remains at 202.

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered from the virus and left isolation is now 264.

There is one new off-campus COVID-19 case since last report.


On Sunday, UConn reported they currently have 29 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for the virus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential students cases this semester is now 202 (one more since Saturday).

The total number of on-campus Storrs students who have recovered and left isolation is now 257.

Their current positivity rate is 0.58% out of 14,103 tests given.


On Saturday, UConn reported they currently have 37 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for the virus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential students cases this semester is now 201, which remains the same as Friday.

The total of positive students who have recovered and left isolation is now 248.


On Friday, UConn reported they currently have 45 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for the virus — eight fewer than the day before.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is now 201, two more than Thursday.

The total number of positive students who have recovered and left isolation is now 241.


The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of coronavirus among students and employees.

On Thursday, UConn reported they currently have 53 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for the virus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is now 199, 13 more than Wednesday.

The total number of positive students who have recovered and left isolation is now 236.


The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of coronavirus among students and employees.

On Wednesday, UConn reported they currently have 53 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for the virus.

The school reports “That figure includes eight new positives, one of whom was already in isolation. Six of the eight are residents of Belden Hall, which is under quarantine.”

The quarantine of Eddy Hall ended at 10 a.m. Wednesday based on notable progress in decreasing cases there. Now, only Belden Hall residential building remains under quarantine.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 196, eight more since Tuesday.

The total number of positive students who have recovered and left isolation is now 227.

There were two new off-campus positive cases, one of whom was already in quarantine.


On Tuesday, UConn reported they currently have 45 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for the virus.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is 188, two more since Monday.

The total number of positive students who have recovered and left isolation is now 223.

One new off-campus commuter student positive case was also reported Tuesday.


On Monday, UConn reported they currently have 55 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation.

That figure includes one new positive, a resident of the quarantined Belden Hall.

The cumulative figure of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester is now 186, one more since Sunday.

The total number of positive students who have recovered and left isolation is now 211.


On Sunday, UConn reported they currently have 64 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation. That includes six new cases since Saturday. Two are residents of Belden Hall, which was placed under medical quarantine on Friday.

Their current positivity rate is 1.28% with 12,231 tests given.

The cumulative number of confirmed positive residential student cases this semester at the university is now 185.

The total number of positive students who have recovered and left isolation is 205.


On Saturday, UConn reported that they currently have 69 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation. That includes three new positive cases since Friday.

Those 69 positive cases are out of 5,000 students on campus, which equates to a 1.38% positivity rate.

the cumulative number of positive cases among students on the campus in Storrs since the Aug. 14 move in day is now 179 out of 11,960 tests given.

The total number of students who have recovered from COVID-19 is now 195.


On Friday, UConn reported that they currently have 69 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for Covid-19 and are in isolation. That is six more cases than what was reported on Thursday.

Another dormitory, Belden Hall, which has 93 residents, has began quarantine, while the quarantine at The Oaks on the Square Apartments has been lifted.

Those 69 positive cases are out of 5,000 students on campus, which equates to a 1.38% positivity rate.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the campus in Storrs since the Aug. 14 move-in day is now 176 out of 11,956 tests given.

The total number of students who have recovered from COVID-19 is now 186.


The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of COVID-19 among students and employees.

On Thursday, UConn reported that they currently have 64 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for Coronavirus and are in isolation. None of those new cases are from Eddy Hall, which is the dorm that was placed under quarantine last weekend.

Those 64 positive cases are out of 5,000 students on campus, which equates to a 1.28% positivity rate.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the campus in Storrs since the Aug. 14 move-in day is now 170 out of 11,584 tests given.

The total number of students who have recovered from COVID-19 is now 178.


The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of COVID-19 among students and employees.

Tuesday, UConn reported they currently have 60 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation. No new cases in the report are from Eddy Hall – the dorm that was placed under quarantine over the weekend.

Those 60 positive cases are out of 5,000 students on campus, which equates to a 1.20% positivity rate.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since Aug. 14 is now 159 out of 10,780 tests given.

The total number of students who have recovered from COVID-19 is now 167.


Monday, UConn reported they currently have 54 on-campus students on their Storrs campus who are positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation.

The school says they have three new positive cases since Sunday, and all three are from the Eddy residence hall, which was placed under quarantine Friday.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since Aug. 14 is now 157 out of 10,766 tests given, which is an infection rate of 1.08%.

The total number of students who have recovered from COVID-19 is now 165.

In their Monday report, the school added, “early testing results indicate that the prevalence of the virus among UConn student residents of The Oaks on the Square has been reduced by about half since a quarantine began at the apartment complex on Friday, Sept. 11.” 

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No new positive cases have been reported among commuter students.


On Sunday, UConn reported that they currently have 56 on-campus students in Storrs who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation. The school says that number includes seven new positive cases since Saturday, five of whom were already in medical quarantine.

Three of the seven new cases are from the Eddy residence hall, which was placed under medical quarantine Friday.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since Aug. 14 is now 154 out of 10,760 tests given.

The total number of students who have recovered from COVID-19 is now 148.

The school’s current positivity rate is 1.12%.

Additionally, three new positive cases have been reported among commuter students who live near UConn Storrs campus, including two who were already in medical quarantine.


On Saturday, UConn reported that they currently have 51 on-campus students in Storrs who have been isolated after testing positive for COVID-19.

The University also reports that a total of 138 students have now recovered from COVID-19. That is six more than Friday.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since Aug. 14 is now 147 out of 10,570 tests given.

The total equates to a current positivity rate of 1.02% of the 5,000 students living on campus.

The University of Connecticut is also placing all residents of Eddy Hall under quarantine Saturday.


On Friday, UConn reported that they currently have 41 on-campus students at the Storrs campus in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19.

The university also reports that a total of 132 students have now recovered from coronavirus. That is two more since Thursday.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since students began moving back onto campus Aug. 14 is now 132 out of 10,199 tests given.

The total equates to a current positivity rate of 0.82% of the 5,000 students living on campus.


On Thursday, UConn reported that they currently have 33 on-campus students at the Storrs campus in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19.

The university also reports that a total of 130 students have now recovered from coronavirus. That is one more since Wednesday.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since students began moving back onto campus Aug. 14 is now 130 out of 9,908 tests given.

The total equates to a current positivity rate of 0.66% of the 5,000 students living on campus.


The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of COVID-19 among students and employees.

On Wednesday, UConn reported that they currently have 33 on-campus students at the Storrs campus in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19. That is one less than what was reported on Tuesday.

The university also reports that a total of 129 students have now recovered from coronavirus. That is five more since Tuesday.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since students began moving back onto campus Aug. 14 is now 126 out of 9,577 tests given.

The total equates to a current positivity rate of 0.66% of the 5,000 students living on campus.

The number of commuter students who have tested positive for Covid-19 is 25 since the tests were conducted on September 13.


The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of COVID-19 among students and employees.

Tuesday, UConn reported they currently have 34 on-campus students at the Storrs campus in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. That is one more since Monday.

They report that 124 students have now recovered and left isolation. That is five since Monday.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since students began moving back onto campus Aug. 14 is now 125 out of 9,151 tests given.

The total equates to a current positivity rate of 0.68% of the 5,000 students living on campus.

The number of tests that have come back positive for commuter students was 93 in what the university calls “first phase of testing, which ended Sept. 13.” They report Tuesday, nine new positive cases have been identified since yesterday.


Monday, UConn reported they currently have 33 on-campus students in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. That is one more than reported Sunday.

They report that 119 students have now recovered and left isolation. That is one more since Sunday.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students on the Storrs campus since students began to move back on to campus Aug. 14 remains at 122 out of 9,134 tests given.

The number of tests that have come back positive for commuter students remains at 93.

The number of faculty/staff members testing positive for the virus is up to three.


Sunday, the university reported there are currently 32 on-campus students in Storrs that are positive for the virus, which is four less than Saturday.

They report that 118 students have now recovered and left isolation.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students since they began to move back onto campus Aug. 14 has reached 122 out of 9,122 tests given.

The total equates to a current positivity rate of 0.64% of the 5,000 students living on campus.

The number of tests that have come back positive for commuter students is up to 93.


On Saturday, UConn reported that there were 36 current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases, which is four more than what was reported Friday.

That total equates to a current positivity rate of 0.72% of the 5,000 students on campus.

The total number of students who have recovered from the coronavirus is now 116.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students since they began to move back onto campus Aug. 14 has reached 121 out of 9,114 tests.

The number of off-campus students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive has increased to 92.


On Friday, UConn reported that there were 32 current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases, which is two less than what was reported on Thursday.

That total equates to a current positivity rate of 0.64% of the 5,000 students on campus.

The total number of students who have recovered from the coronavirus is now 110.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students since they began to move back onto campus Aug. 14 has reached 113 out of 8,572 tests.

The number of off-campus students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive for the virus has increased to 85.


The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of coronavirus among students and employees.

On Thursday, UConn reported 34 current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases, which is six less than what was reported on Wednesday.

That total equates to a current positivity rate of 0.68% of the 5,000 students on campus.

The total number of students who have recovered from the virus is now 104.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students since they began to move back onto campus Aug. 14 has reached 109 out of 8,086 tests.

The number of off-campus students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive for the virus has increased to 72.


The University of Connecticut has updated its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of coronavirus among students and employees.

On Wednesday, UConn reported 40 current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases. Even though it is the same number from Tuesday’s report, five new on-campus cases were reported.

That total equates to a current positivity rate of .80% of the 5,000 students on campus.

The total number of students who have recovered from the virus is now 92.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students since they began to move back onto campus Aug. 14 has reached 107 out of 7,471 tests.

The number of off-campus students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive for the virus has increased to 57.


On Tuesday, UConn reported 40 current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of three from the previous report.

That total equates to a current positivity rate of .80% of the 5,000 students on campus.

The total number of students who have recovered from the virus is now 86.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students since they began to move back onto campus Aug. 14 has reached 102 out of 7,459 tests.

The number of commuter students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive for the virus has increased to 51.


In the Labor Day report, UConn says current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases decreased by 13 students, down to 37 cases.

The total number of students who have recovered from the virus is now 71.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students since they began to move back onto campus Aug. 14 has reached 100 out of 7,436 total tests.

Those numbers equate to a current positivity rate of .74%.

The number of commuter students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive for the virus has increased to 44.


UConn reported that current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases decreased to a total of 50 students.

The total number of students who have recovered from the virus is now 67.

The cumulative number of positive cases among students since they began to move back onto campus Aug. 14 has reached 99.

The school reports their current positivity rate at 1.00%.

The number of commuter students who have tested positive for the virus has increased to 37.


On Saturday, UConn reported that current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases increased to a total of 71 students. That means six new positive cases were reported since Friday’s numbers.

The positivity rate is now at 1.42% of the 5,000 student on-campus population.

In total, 95 students have tested positive for COVID-19 since students began moving back to campus on Aug. 14. The total number of residential students tested is now 7,415.

The number of commuter students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive has increased to 35 out of 5,444 tested.


On Friday, UConn reported that current on-campus positive COVID-19 cases remain steady at 67 students. That means no new positive cases were reported since Thursday’s numbers.

The positivity rate also still remains static at 1.34% of the 5,000 student on-campus population.

In total, 89 students have tested positive for COVID-19 since students began moving back to campus in mid-August. The total number of residential students tested is now 7,051.

The number of commuter students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive has increased to 27 out of 5,381 tested.


On Thursday, UConn reported 67 on-campus students are currently positive for COVID-19 as the first week of classes continues. That number is five more than on Wednesday.

The positivity rate in Thursday’s report is at 1.34% of the 5,000 on-campus student population.

In total, 85 students have tested positive for Covid-19 since students began moving back to campus in mid-August. The total number of residential students tested is now 6,781.

The number of commuter students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive has increased to 25. The number of commuter students tested has climbed to 5,311.


The University of Connecticut recently introduced its COVID-19 online dashboard to detail cases of coronavirus among students and employees.

On Wednesday UConn reported 62 on-campus students are currently positive for COVID-19 as the first week of classes continues. That number is three more than Tuesday’s report.

The positivity rate in Wednesday’s report is at 1.24% of the 5,000 on-campus student body.

In total, 81 students have tested positive for coronavirus since students began moving back to campus back in mid-August. The total number of residential students tested now sits at 6,772.

The number of commuter students to the Storrs campus who have tested positive remained static at 18 for the third straight day. The number of commuter students tested has climbed to 5,147.


On Tuesday, UConn reported 59 on-campus students are currently positive for COVID-19 on day two of classes for the fall semester. That number is one more than the report issued Monday.

The positivity rate in Tuesday’s report is at 1.18% of the 5,000 on-campus student body.

In total, 76 students have tested positive for coronavirus since students began moving back to campus just over two weeks ago.

Overall, 18 commuter students to the Storrs campus have tested positive for COVID-19 out of 5,098 tested.


On Monday UConn reported 58 on-campus students are currently positive for COVID-19 on the first day of classes. That number is two more than the report issued Sunday.

The current positivity rate sits at 1.16% of the 5,000 on-campus student population.

In total, 75 students have tested positive for coronavirus since students began moving back to campus 2 weeks ago.

Overall, 17 commuter students to the Storrs campus have tested positive for COVID-19 out of 5,050 tested.


Sunday, UConn reported 56 on-campus students are currently positive for COVID-19. That is one less than Saturday.

In total, 72 on-campus students have tested positive for coronavirus since students began moving back to campus over two weeks ago. That is an addition of three since Saturday.

In total, 16 commuter students have tested positive for COVID-19.

The first day of fall classes at the university begins Monday.


On Saturday, UConn announced 57 current positive on-campus cases, with 10 added since the previous report. Of the 10 cases, four live in Garrigus Suites residence hall, which was placed under quarantine earlier this week.

Six of the people with new cases were already under quarantine.

Three others were identified as “point of care” cases, meaning they came to Student Health Services with symptoms and tested positive. The university is conducting contact tracing on the new cases that had not already in been quarantine.

Overall, UConn has had 69 cumulative positive tests since it began testing residential students upon their arrival on August 14.

10 students have since recovered and left isolation.

The 57 positive on-campus tests are from a residential student population of 5,000, which equals a 1.14% positivity rate.

The university reports over 6,135 tests have been administered to residential students.


On Friday, UConn announced 50 positive on-campus cases, with seven added since the previous report. Of the seven cases, five live in the Garrigus Suites residence hall, which was placed under quarantine Thursday.

Three of the new cases were previously identified as close contacts of a confirmed case of COVID-19 and were already under medical quarantine. One was found to have had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 that was not affiliated with the University.

Overall, UConn has had 59 cumulative positive tests since it began testing residential students upon their arrival on August 14.

The 50 positive on-campus tests are from a residential student population of 5,000, which equals a 1% positivity rate.

The university reports 6,135 tests have been administered to residential students.


UConn reports they now have 42 positive and symptomatic on-campus cases, bringing their cumulative on-campus total to 52.

Thursday, the entire Garrigus residence hall was placed under quarantine after more COVID-19 cases were reported there. Ten new cases have been reported on campus since Wednesday. Nine of which are associated with Garrigus. All students who have tested positive have been moved to isolation.

They say five previously positive students have now recovered.

The university reports 5,968 tests have been administered to residential students.

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On Wednesday, UConn reported eight additional on-campus students have tested positive for the virus, bringing the current positive test number to 38. All 38 are currently in isolation.

The university says three students have recovered.

UConn reports, a new cluster of on-campus cases is associated with Garrigus Suites – where the cluster first appeared after several UConn football players tested positive for the virus.

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The university says they tested all 270 students who live in that residence hall and 12 positive cases came back. Each positive case has been moved to isolation.

All residents remaining in Garrigus will be tested again in the next few days.

Cumulatively, 42 on-campus tests have come back positive. 5,783 on-campus students have been tested, with a positivity rate of .76 percent.

“We wear our masks all the time and we try to sanitize when we get back,” one student told News 8 Wednesday. “There are people in the hall and they clean the doorknobs and the elevators and stuff and you could smell it it’s like really strong”

Additionally, UConn reports nine positive cases to date among off-campus students at Storrs and two among off-campus students at Stamford.


On Tuesday, the university released an update reporting three additional on-campus students have tested positive for the virus, bringing the cumulative number to 30.

“All three are believed to be connected to the existing cluster of positive cases on campus, meaning they are not unrelated cases appearing independent of one another in different parts of campus,” the university reports.

Additionally, one student who had tested positive and was placed in isolation has since recovered and left isolation.

UConn says testing is still underway for students and staff with more results expected in the coming days.

No positive cases have yet been reported among students at UConn’s Stamford housing location.


On Monday, the university announced that 27 students on campus have tested positive for the virus.

UConn’s statement said that all but one of those positive cases fall into one of three categories – students from the initial round of testing done during move-in, students connected to the football team cluster or students who were determined to have contracted the virus before returning to campus.

According to Monday’s announcement, the “university is conducting contact tracing on the one new positive case that was not already in medical quarantine; there is an indirect connection between this student and the football cluster, and there is a good chance they are related.”

UConn announced that one additional off-campus student has tested positive since Friday, while positive cases among faculty and staff remain unchanged at two people.

According to the release 5,509 on-campus students have been tested, with a positivity rate of .49 percent. 3,067 faculty and staff members have also been tested so far.

Classwork at UConn is slated to begin on Aug. 31.

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