Georgia Southern officials announce 80 positive COVID-19 ahead of it’s fifth week


Mitch Smith, Managing Editor for Print

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern officials reported a week of increased positive COVID-19 cases, reporting 80 cases during the fourth week of this spring semester.

After completing the fourth full week of classes in the Spring semester, “the report below indicates a continued leveling of total cases from the previous week with 11 university-confirmed cases and 69 self-reported cases last week.” said a disclaimer on the GS’ reporting website.

COVID-19 Analysis 

  • Total positive cases (fourth week): 80
  • University confirmed: 11
  • Self reported: 69
  • Students: 51
  • Employees: 17
  • Statesboro campus: 60
  • Armstrong campus: 17
  • Liberty campus: three