Georgia Southern officials announce 70 positive COVID-19 cases during third week


Mitch Smith, Managing Editor for Print

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials reported a week of increased positive COVID-19 cases, reporting 70 cases during the third week of this spring semester.

“the report below indicates a further reduction of cases from the previous week while continuing to reflect the overall increased number of COVID-19 cases in Georgia and throughout our region with 14 university-confirmed cases and 56 self-reported cases last week.” said a disclaimer on the GS’ reporting website.

COVID-19 Analysis 

  • Total positive cases (third week): 70
  • University confirmed: 14
  • Self reported: 56
  • Students: 55
  • Employees: 15
  • Statesboro campus: 55
  • Armstrong campus: 14
  • Liberty campus: one