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COVID-19 dashboard update: USC's total active cases down to 113

USC is facing a total of 113 active COVID-19 cases on campus as of Thursday, according to the university's online COVID-19 dashboard.

This number marks a small decrease from the 118 total active cases of COVID-19 reported on Tuesday. Of the 113 cases, 101 are students and 12 are employees. 

The university conducted a total of 4,113 COVID-19 tests between Feb. 9 and Feb. 11 with a positive rate of 1.19%. 

Of these tests, 3,360 were student tests with a positive rate of 1.37%, and 753 were employee tests with a positive rate of 0.57%. There are 1,767 tests currently pending. 

Students and faculty can find the testing schedules and locations for this week on the university‚Äôs COVID-19 website. Testing will be done at the Student Health Center and the Carolina Coliseum for students, faculty and staff and at 1311 Pendleton St. for faculty and staff only.  

Students can find which mandatory testing group they are in here. 

Since Jan. 1, there have been a total of 1,146 cases. Students account for 1,001 of these cases, and employees account for 145. Of these cases, 1,033 have recovered. 

4.38% of the 600 quarantine and isolation spaces on campus are being used. 

The alert level is at 0.09, which is the "New Normal" level. It was also at this level during the last update. The alert level is based on 11 factors, including campus testing, isolation capacity and campus case burden.

The COVID-19 dashboard is updated every Tuesday and Friday. 


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