There were 111 new COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette since Nov. 22, 2020, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 11:24 a.m.
According to the dashboard, the university has confirmed 185 students and 107 faculty and staff members contracted the virus, and 377 students have told the university they’ve tested positive. This means there have been a total of 669 cases among students, faculty and staff at UL Lafayette.
Confirmed positive tests include tests taken by Student Health Services and UL Lafayette Athletics, as well as tests submitted to the university’s human resources department by faculty, staff and student workers. Self-reported tests were taken by off-campus health care providers. Students in this category sent their results to the dean of students themselves, according to the university’s COVID-19 Dashboard.
The university confirmed 20 students and 38 faculty and staff members tested positive since of Nov. 22, 2020. There were 53 self-reported cases.
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