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U.Va. reports 81 new positive COVID-19 cases over the weekend

In total, 729 cases have been reported to the University since August 17, of which 240 are active

The tracker reports 240 active cases of COVID-19 in the University community.
The tracker reports 240 active cases of COVID-19 in the University community.

The University’s COVID-19 Tracker reported 81 positive test results since Friday, 78 of which were students. These numbers reflect cases gathered through U.Va. Health Analytics, Student Health, Employee Health and testing vendor LetsGetChecked.

In total, 729 cases have been reported to the University since Aug. 17. Of these, 240 are active, meaning that these individuals tested positive within the past 10 days and require isolation on- or off-Grounds. 229 of the 240 active cases are student cases, and 668 of the 729 total cases reported since Aug. 17 have been students.

In the University community — a metric that includes students, faculty, staff and contracted workers — 41 individuals tested positive on Friday, 23 on Saturday and 17 on Sunday. 

The percentage of filled quarantine rooms has risen to 30 percent, and the percentage of filled isolation rooms has risen to nine percent. 

Of the 2,391 tests U.Va. Health administered last week, 158 were positive — amounting to a positivity rate of 6.6 percent. The positivity rate for students last week was 7.9 percent. 

The tracker also reported two new hospitalizations this weekend, for a current total of 18 hospitalizations. The time to complete a lab test at the hospital is about 28 hours on average.

According to the Thomas Jefferson Health District Portal, the Charlottesville community at-large currently has had a total of 1,222 cases that have resulted in 29 hospitalizations and 28 deaths. 

The University’s COVID-19 Tracker is updated at 4 p.m. every weekday and the THJD Data Dashboard is updated by 10 a.m. daily. 

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