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COVID-19 dashboard update: Active case count falls to 59

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

Of the 59 cases, 56 are students and three are employees. 

During the last reporting period (March 9 to 12), USC processed 2,563 tests with a positive rate of 1.1%. Of these tests, 2,164 students were tested with a positive rate of 1.17%. Of 399 employees tested, the positive rate was 0.66%.

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. It is group three's week to take part in USC's mandatory testing. You can find which group you are in here.

Of the 457 spaces in the quarantine and isolation dorms, 3.06% of them are in use.

Since Jan. 1, there have been 1,800 total cases of COVID-19 on campus. 1,543 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.