Georgia Southern reports 95 cases during fourth week

Grand total now surpasses 1,000 cases since returning to campus


Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials announced Monday 95 positive COVID-19 cases on campus bringing the grand total to 1,037.

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“The report below shows a second consecutive week of decline in confirmed and self-reported cases after completion of the fourth full week of classes on our campuses.,” said a disclaimer on GS’ reporting website. “Though we are pleased that last week’s numbers indicate effectiveness in protecting our campus classrooms, offices, and communities, we must remain vigilant with our adherence to public health guidelines.”

Like all of the reports so far, a majority of the cases come from students on the Statesboro campus.

Nine cases come from employees, five from the Armstrong campus and none from the Liberty campus.

COVID-19 Analysis 

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases since returning: 1,037
  • Total positive cases (fourth week): 95
  • University confirmed: 19
  • Self reported: 76
  • Students: 86
  • Employees: nine
  • Statesboro campus: 90
  • Armstrong campus: five
  • Liberty campus: none