13 new cases of coronavirus reported among UCON students – NBC Connecticut


On Saturday, 13 new cases of coronovirus have been reported between on-campus and commuter students at the University of Connecticut.

School officials said that there are now 71 current positive or suspected on-campus cases and 35 off-campus (commuter students) positives.

The school said it included six new on-campus positive cases and seven new off-campus positive cases from yesterday.

In total, the school said that since the test began on August 14, they have confirmed 95 confirmed positive student cases.

Of the 95 cumulative confirmed cases, school officials said 55 had recovered and left the isolation.

According to the school, officials are aware of 35 cases among off-campus staff students who were tested because they would come for classes. Two faculty and staff members who expect to work regularly on campus have also tested positive.

The school said that the on-campus positive rate at Ucino Stors is currently 1.42 percent among residential students. The school will continue to test students several times.

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