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COVID-19 dashboard update: USC reports 105 active COVID-19 cases

The updated COVID-19 dashboard reports a total of 105 active COVID-19 cases.

Of the total cases, 97 are student cases and eight are employee cases. The number of cases has decreased since the 119 cases reported on Friday.

Between April 2 and April 5, USC conducted 2,082 tests, with a positive rate of 1.05%. This is a lower rate than the 1.67% positive rate between March 30 and April 1. 

Of the 2,082 tests, 1,750 were student tests with a positive rate of 1.22%. The remaining 332 tests were employee tests with a positive rate of 0%. 

Since Jan. 1, there have been 1,734 positive COVID-19 cases. Of those, 1,629 have recovered.

Students and faculty can find their testing schedules and locations for this week on the university’s COVID-19 website. Testing will be done at the Center for Health and Well-Being, the Carolina Coliseum and the third floor of the Russell House.

Currently, 4.16% of the 457 quarantine dorms are in use.

The alert level is at 0.00 and is set at 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.


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