Georgia Southern officials announce 27 positive COVID-19 cases during thirteenth week

This week’s report marks an increase in COVID-19 cases

Andy Cole, Editor-in-Chief

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials reported a week of increased positive COVID-19 cases, reporting 27 cases during the thirteenth week of school.

“The report below reflects that positive reports remain low, with a slight uptick to eight university-confirmed cases and 19 self-reported cases last week,” said a disclaimer on GS’ reporting website. “We must remain vigilant with our adherence to public health guidelines if we want this trend to continue.”

Four cases were reported from employees, 11 from the Armstrong campus and one from the Liberty campus.

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COVID-19 Analysis 

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases since returning: 1,231
  • Total positive cases (thirteenth week): 27
  • University confirmed: eight
  • Self reported: 19
  • Students: 23
  • Employees: four
  • Statesboro campus: 15
  • Armstrong campus: 11
  • Liberty campus: one