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There have been a total of 84 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among students and faculty at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and six new cases since Sunday, Aug. 16.

56 students and 28 faculty members have tested positive for COVID-19 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette since March 16, as of Sunday, Sept. 6, according to the university's COVID-19 dashboard. 46 students are in quarantine, as of Tuesday at 4:12 p.m., according to Senior Communications Representative Eric Maron.

Six of the quarantined students live on campus, while the remaining 40 live off campus.

As of Monday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m., Maron said he was unable to provide an update on how many more or less students and faculty members were in quarantine.

On Wednesday Sept. 2, UL Lafayette published a COVID-19 Dashboard, which will keep track of COVID-19 cases at the university. The dashboard will be updated every day, apart from weekends, by 5 p.m., according to a statement released by the university.

This is an ongoing story. Stay with the Vermilion for more updates.

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