According to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s COVID-19 dashboard on Monday, Sept. 21 at 4:18 p.m., there were 19 new COVID-19 cases during the week of Sept. 13, bringing the total of confirmed cases of COVID-19 among students, faculty and staff at UL Lafayette to 116, as the university documented three new cases to the week of Sept. 6, retroactively.
This was the most COVID-19 cases found among students, faculty and staff in one week since the outbreak began, and this is the third week in a row where documented cases increased, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard.
86 students and 30 faculty and staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at the university since March 16, as of Monday, Sept. 21 at 4:18 p.m.
The university is now offering free, walk-up COVID-19 tests near the student union Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Students can keep track of the coronavirus numbers at UL Lafayette through the university’s COVID-19 dashboard, which can be found on the sidebar on the university’s COVID-19 page or by Googling “COVID-19 Dashboard UL.”
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