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COVID-19 dashboard update: Active cases remain at 59

The University of South Carolina reported 59 total active cases of COVID-19 on campus, according to the university's updated COVID-19 dashboard.

Of the 59 cases, 55 are student cases and four are employee cases.

During the last reporting period from April 13 to April 15, USC processed 3,291 tests with a positive rate of 0.71%. Of these tests, 2,876 students were tested with a positive rate of 0.71%. Of the 415 employees tested, the positive rate was 0.75%.

Students, faculty and staff can find their testing schedules on the university website. Testing will be held at the Carolina Coliseum, Russell House and the Center for Health and Well-Being.

Group Four's week to take part in USC's mandatory testing will end on Sunday, April 18. This is the last testing week of the semester. You can find which group you are in here.

More than 98% of the spaces in the quarantine and isolation dorms are open.

Since Jan. 1, there have been 1,828 total cases of COVID-19 on campus. So far, 1,769 of these people have recovered.

The alert level is at 0.00, the "New Normal" level. 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.