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COVID-19 dashboard update: Active cases drop to 34

There are 34 active COVID-19 cases at USC, according to an update of the university’s COVID-19 dashboard Friday. This is a decrease from the 44 active cases reported Tuesday. 

Of the total cases, 30 are students and four are employees.

USC conducted 1,161 tests between April 20 and April 22, with a 0.9% positive rate.

Of the 1,161 tests, 876 were students with a 0.82% positive rate. During the same period, 285 employees were tested, with a 1.17% positive rate.

There have been 1,854 positive COVID-19 cases since Jan. 1. Of those, 1,820 have recovered. 

Currently, 0.66% 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, 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.


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