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COVID-19 dashboard update: USC reports 111 active cases

The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 111, according to an update of the university’s COVID-19 dashboard Friday. This is an increase from the 105 active cases reported Tuesday. 

Of the total cases, 102 are students and nine are employees.

USC conducted 2,362 tests between April 6 and April 8, with a positive rate of 1.04%. 

Of the 2,362 tests, 1,958 were students with a 1.02% positive rate. Additionally, 404 employees were tested, with a percent positive rate of 1.14%. 

There have been 1,773 positive COVID-19 cases since Jan. 1. Of those, 1,662 have recovered. 

Currently, 4.16% of 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, Russell House and the Center for Health and Well-Being. 

The alert level is 0.09 and set at the “New Normal” level. 

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


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