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UA System Press Release 10/23/2020

Data Reported as of 10/22/2020
Last updated on 10/23/2020 at 02:16 PM

Number of COVID-19 Positives

The chart below includes positive tests on UA System campuses identified through sentinel testing, point of care testing in campus health centers, common location exposure testing, and self-reported tests from private providers. Entry testing is not included in this calculation.

1/1 - 8/18 8/19 - 8/24 8/25 - 8/27 8/28 - 9/3 9/4 - 9/10 9/11 - 9/17 9/18 - 9/24 9/25 - 10/1 10/2 - 10/8 10/9 - 10/15 10/16 - 10/22 Total
UAS 305 572 492 872 332 156 77 55 97 101 142 3,201
UA 158 563 481 846 294 119 48 24 45 34 68 2,680
UAB 147 1 9 19 27 18 16 19 49 64 63 432
UAH 0 8 2 7 11 19 13 12 3 3 11 89
1/1 - 8/18 8/19 - 8/24 8/25 - 8/27 8/28 - 9/3 9/4 - 9/10 9/11 - 9/17 9/18 - 9/24 9/25 - 10/1 10/2 - 10/8 10/9 - 10/15 10/16 - 10/22 Total
UAS 980 31 51 68 60 58 70 39 42 76 71 1,546
UA 176 5 4 12 13 17 15 9 10 9 14 284
UAB 86 5 7 7 7 10 7 8 10 12 13 172
UAH 6 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 12
UAB

Clinical Enterprise Employees

712 21 39 49 40 30 48 21 22 52 44 1,078

Occupancy of Isolation Space for COVID-19 Positive Students

3.09% occupancy of isolation space at The University of Alabama

(16/518 Rooms in Use)

11% occupancy of isolation space at The University of Alabama at Birmingham

(11/100 Rooms in Use)

5.75% occupancy of isolation space at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

(5/87 Rooms in Use)

Sentinel Testing

Test performed the week of 10/12/2020.

2 / 507
UA Students, Faculty & Staff

5 / 634
UAB Students, Faculty & Staff

0 / 241
UAB Clinical Enterprise Employees

0 / 265
UAH Students, Faculty & Staff

UA Students, Faculty & Staff.39%Percent Positives
UAB Students, Faculty & Staff.79%Percent Positives
UAB Clinical Enterprise Employees0%Percent Positives
UAH Students, Faculty & Staff0%Percent Positives

UAB returned many clinical, research and other faculty/staff beginning in May and needed to implement sentinel testing before the other campuses. Optional entry testing will be available for faculty and staff who have been approved to physically come to campus for work for the beginning of the fall 2020 semester.

Student Entry Testing

Students who tested positive during entry testing were not allowed to report to campus.

310 / 29,938
University of Alabama

72 / 10,272
University of Alabama at Birmingham

18 / 5,940
University of Alabama in Huntsville

UA Students1.04%Percent Positives
UAB Students0.70%Percent Positives
UAH Students0.30%Percent Positives

Faculty & Staff Entry Testing

UAB returned many clinical, research and other faculty/staff beginning in May and needed to implement sentinel testing before the other campuses. Optional entry testing for eligible faculty and staff – those who have been approved to physically come to campus for work starting in August for the beginning of the fall 2020 semester – will have the option to participate in entry testing beginning the week of Aug. 24.

Faculty and staff who tested positive during entry testing were not allowed to report to campus.

71 / 5181
University of Alabama

3 / 522
University of Alabama in Huntsville

UA Faculty & Staff1.37%Percent Positives
UAH Faculty & Staff.57%Percent Positives