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FSU launches COVID-19 dashboard

Posted at 11:47 AM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 11:49:17-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.(WTXL) — Florida State University has launched their very own COVID dashboard, which will provide weekly updates on coronavirus statistics related to the university.

On Wednesday, FSU confirmed that 42 students and five employees have tested positive for coronavirus within the last two weeks.

Between August 2 and August 15, FSU conducted 3,222 tests of students, faculty and staff. Of those, 42 students and five employees tested positive during that two-week period.

According to FSU's website, "The University is highly encouraging all individuals who will be present on campus to undergo testing for COVID-19. In addition, all students, faculty, and staff are provided an opportunity to notify the university if they have tested positive for COVID-19 through the FSU Daily Wellness Check App."

As of 11 a.m. Friday, 3,269 people have been tested at FSU, while the campus’ positivity rate sits at 1.44%. Those numbers are from data collected between Aug. 2 and Aug. 15.

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