Georgia Southern reports only 19 positive COVID-19 cases during sixth week

Report marks a full month of decline


Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials announced another week of decline, reporting only 19 cases during the sixth week of school.

“The report below reflects a fourth consecutive week of decline in confirmed and self-reported cases, with no single day last week registering more than five positive reports” said a disclaimer on GS’ reporting website. “While these numbers indicate continued effectiveness… we must remain vigilant with our adherence to public health guidelines if we want this trend to continue.”

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Five cases come from employees, three from the Armstrong campus and one from the Liberty campus.

COVID-19 Analysis 

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases since returning: 1,110
  • Total positive cases (fifth week): 19
  • University confirmed: 3
  • Self reported: 16
  • Students: 14
  • Employees: five
  • Statesboro campus: 15
  • Armstrong campus: three
  • Liberty campus: one