Georgia Southern announces 19 positive COVID-19 cases during ninth week

Report marks second week of increase

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials reported the second week of increase, announcing 19 cases during the ninth week of school.

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“The report below reflects that confirmed and self-reported cases remain stable, and again 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.”

Two cases were reported from employees, three from the Armstrong campus and none from the Liberty campus.

COVID-19 Analysis 

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases since returning: 1,155
  • Total positive cases (ninth week): 19
  • University confirmed: eight
  • Self reported: 11
  • Students: 17
  • Employees: two
  • Statesboro campus: 16
  • Armstrong campus: three
  • Liberty campus: zero