Georgia Southern reports 14 positive COVID-19 cases during eighth week

Report marks first increase after five weeks of decline


Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials reported the first increase in five weeks, announcing 14 cases during the eighth week of school.

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“The report below reflects that confirmed and self-reported cases remain stable, and no single day last week registering more than four positive reports.” said a disclaimer on GS’ reporting website. “Positive reports remain a very small proportion of our overall university population.”

No cases are reported from employees, two from the Armstrong campus and none from the Liberty campus.

COVID-19 Analysis 

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases since returning: 1,136
  • Total positive cases (eighth week): 14
  • University confirmed: six
  • Self reported: eight
  • Students: 14
  • Employees: zero
  • Statesboro campus: 12
  • Armstrong campus: two
  • Liberty campus: zero