GS announces 434 positive COVID-19 cases after second week

Monday’s COVID-19 report shows GS inching towards record

Eden Hodges, Editor-in-Chief

Nearing their 2020 record, Georgia Southern announced 434 positive COVID-19 cases during the second week of class.

GS’ all-time record for COVID-19 cases followed the second week of class in 2020, maxing out at 508 cases.

“Georgia Southern’s COVID-19 numbers are reflecting similar trends in the region, state and country. Recognizing that COVID-19 vaccines offer safe, effective protection, we continue to urge all students, faculty, staff and visitors to get vaccinated either on campus or with a local provider,” read a disclaimer above GS weekly report.

28 cases were reported from employees. 389 cases were reported on Statesboro’s campus, 38 on Armstrong’s campus and seven on Liberty’s campus.

COVID-19 Analysis

  • Total positive cases: 434
  • University confirmed: 96
  • Self reported: 338
  • Students: 406
  • Employees: 28
  • Statesboro campus: 389
  • Armstrong campus: 38
  • Liberty campus: 7
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