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COVID-19 dashboard update: Cases rise to 119

There are 119 active COVID-19 cases at USC, according to an update of the university’s COVID-19 dashboard Friday. This is an increase from the 98 active cases reported on Tuesday.

Of the total cases, 112 are students and seven are employees.

USC conducted 3,768 tests between March 30 and April 1, with a 1.7% positive rate. Between March 26 and March 29, the university conducted 2,928 tests, with 1.37% positive rate.

Of the 3,768 tests conducted between March 30 and April 1, 3,197 were students, with a 1.95% positive rate. The number of university employees tested was 571, with a 0.27% positive rate.

There have been 1,694 positive COVID-19 cases reported since Jan. 1. Of those, 1,575 have recovered.

Currently, 4.16% the quarantine dorms are in use.

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

The alert level is 0.0 and set at the “New Normal” level.

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