Data Reported as of 11/19/2020

Last updated on 11/20/2020 at 03:19 PM

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November 20, 2020 COVID-19 Dashboard update

For Immediate Release

UA System Releases Final COVID-19 Dashboard for Fall 2020 Semester — Reporting to Resume in January when Spring Semester Begins at UA, UAB, and UAH

The University of Alabama System reported minimal increases in positive COVID testing among students on the three campuses this week.

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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.

Weekly COVID-19 Positives November 13 - November 19

University of
Alabama

115 Students

27 Faculty/Staff

University of
Alabama at Birmingham

43 Students

29 Faculty/Staff

95 Clinical Enterprise Employees

University of
Alabama in Huntsville

31 Students

6 Faculty/Staff

University of Alabama System Total

189 Students

62 Faculty/Staff

95 UAB Clinical Enterprise Employees

Historical Data

  • 2020

    • Students
      Students | COVID-19 Positives
       UAUABUAHUAS Total
      1/1 - 8/18 158 147 0 305
      8/19 - 8/24 563 1 8 572
      8/25 - 8/27 481 9 2 492
      8/28 - 9/3 846 19 7 872
      9/4 - 9/10 294 27 11 332
      9/11 - 9/17 119 18 19 156
      9/18 - 9/24 48 16 13 77
      9/25 - 10/1 24 19 12 55
      10/2 - 10/8 45 49 3 97
      10/9 - 10/15 34 64 3 101
      10/16 - 10/22 68 63 11 142
      10/23 - 10/29 64 52 17 133
      10/30 - 11/5 56 43 32 131
      11/6 - 11/12 77 62 20 159
      11/13 - 11/19 115 43 31 189
      Total 2,992 632 189 3,813
    • Faculty/Staff
      Faculty & Staff | COVID-19 Positives
       UAUABUAHUAS Total
      1/1 - 8/18 176 86 6 268
      8/19 - 8/24 5 5 0 10
      8/25 - 8/27 4 7 1 12
      8/28 - 9/3 12 7 0 19
      9/4 - 9/10 13 7 0 20
      9/11 - 9/17 17 10 1 28
      9/18 - 9/24 15 7 0 22
      9/25 - 10/1 9 8 1 18
      10/2 - 10/8 10 10 0 20
      10/9 - 10/15 9 12 3 24
      10/16 - 10/22 14 13 0 27
      10/23 - 10/29 9 6 1 16
      10/30 - 11/5 25 12 1 38
      11/6 - 11/12 24 29 1 54
      11/13 - 11/19 27 29 6 62
      Total 369 248 21 638
    • UAB Clinical Enterprise Employees
      Clinical Enterprise Employees | COVID-19 Positives
       UAB
      1/1 - 8/18 712
      8/19 - 8/24 21
      8/25 - 8/27 39
      8/28 - 9/3 49
      9/4 - 9/10 40
      9/11 - 9/17 30
      9/18 - 9/24 48
      9/25 - 10/1 21
      10/2 - 10/8 22
      10/9 - 10/15 52
      10/16 - 10/22 44
      10/23 - 10/29 39
      10/30 - 11/5 87
      11/6 - 11/12 107
      11/13 - 11/19 95
      Total 1,406

Occupancy of Isolation Space for COVID-19 Positive Students

University of
Alabama

1.16% Occupancy of Isolation Space

6 / 518 Rooms in Use

University of
Alabama at Birmingham

5% Occupancy of Isolation Space

5 / 100 Rooms in Use

University of
Alabama in Huntsville

9.2% Occupancy of Isolation Space

8 / 87 Rooms in Use

Student Entry Testing

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

University of
Alabama

1.04% Positives

310 / 29,938 Students

University of
Alabama at Birmingham

0.70% Positives

72 / 10,272 Students

University of
Alabama in Huntsville

0.30% Positives

18 / 5,940 Students

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.

University of
Alabama

1.37% Positives

71 / 5,181 Faculty & Staff

University of
Alabama in Huntsville

0.57% Positives

3 / 522 Faculty & Staff