Data Reported as of 2/19/2021

Last updated on 2/19/2021 at 04:15 PM

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February 19, 2021 COVID-19 Dashboard update

For Immediate Release

UA System COVID Numbers Hit Lowest Point this Academic Year

According to the UA System COVID-19 data dashboard, this week's combined number of COVID positive students, faculty, staff, and clinical enterprise employees within the System reached its lowest level since the beginning of the academic year.

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Number of COVID-19 Positives

Weekly COVID-19 Positives February 12 - February 18

University of
Alabama

21 Students

9 Faculty/Staff

University of
Alabama at Birmingham

19 Students

10 Faculty/Staff

University of
Alabama in Huntsville

6 Students

1 Faculty/Staff

UAB Clinical Enterprise Employees*

24

*UAB Clinical Enterprise Employees includes doctors, nurses, and hospital staff employed at UAB Hospital.

University of Alabama System Total

46 Students

20 Faculty/Staff

24 UAB Clinical Enterprise Employees

Occupancy of Isolation Space for COVID-19 Positive Students

University of
Alabama

1.54% Occupancy of Isolation Space

8 / 518 Rooms in Use

University of
Alabama at Birmingham

3.00% Occupancy of Isolation Space

3 / 100 Rooms in Use

University of
Alabama in Huntsville

6.52% Occupancy of Isolation Space

6 / 92 Rooms in Use

Sentinel Testing

Sentinel testing results are updated as of 2/12/21. Results will be updated next week.

  • University of
    Alabama
    Students, Faculty & Staff

    2.88% Positive

    26 / 904 Positive

    University of
    Alabama in Huntsville
    Students, Faculty & Staff

    1.06% Positive

    2 / 188 Positive

    Active Sentinel Testing

    UAB has moved to an enhanced active sentinel testing program. This is a significant increase in testing from the UAB’s fall semester random sentinel testing. In addition, more groups of students will participate in required testing.

    University of
    Alabama at Birmingham
    Students, Faculty
    & Staff

    0.41% Positive

    9 / 2,213 Positive

  • Test Administered

    Positivity Rate

  •  UA Students, Faculty & StaffUAB Students, Faculty & StaffUAH Students, Faculty & Staff
    9/6/20 - 9/12/20 2/245 1/224 0/84
    9/13/20 - 9/19/20 1/371 1/264 1/106
    9/20/20 - 9/26/20 3/487 1/405 0/179
    9/27/20 - 10/3/20 4/531 3/335 1/261
    10/4/20 - 10/10/20 0/498 2/608 1/256
    10/11/20 - 10/17/20 5/552 1/562 0/257
    10/18/20 - 10/24/20 2/507 5/634 0/265
    10/25/20 - 10/31/20 3/495 4/693 0/264
    11/1/20 - 11/7/20 2/604 0/753 3/271
    11/8/20 - 11/14/20 4/642 8/699 2/237
    1/22/21 - 1/28/21 29/871 8/1,130 N/A
    1/29/21 - 2/4/21 60/1,342 11/2,365 0/141
    2/5/21 - 2/11/21 26/904 9/2,213 2/188

Historical Data

  • Spring 2021

    Note: In consultation with public health and infectious disease experts – and having reviewed COVID-19 trends and projections, as well as data and lessons learned from 2020 – UA System campuses increased the frequency and volume of testing for the spring semester.

    • Students
      Students | COVID-19 Positives
       UAUABUAHUAS Total
      11/20/2020-1/12/2021 189 365 117 671
      1/13-1/21 205 94 47 346
      1/22-1/28 244 68 19 331
      1/29-2/4 142 33 16 191
      2/5-2/11 46 41 13 100
      2/12-2/18 21 19 6 46
      Total 847 620 218 1,685
    • Faculty/Staff
      Faculty & Staff | COVID-19 Positives
       UAUABUAHUAS Total
      11/20/2020-1/12/2021 272 286 40 598
      1/13-1/21 22 30 11 63
      1/22-1/28 17 23 9 49
      1/29-2/4 25 11 4 40
      2/5-2/11 10 8 2 20
      2/12-2/18 9 10 1 20
      Total 355 368 67 790
    • UAB Clinical Enterprise Employees
      Clinical Enterprise Employees | COVID-19 Positives
       UAB
      11/20/2020-1/12/2021 1,462
      1/13-1/21 108
      1/22-1/28 77
      1/29-2/4 44
      2/5-2/11 33
      2/12-2/18 24
      Total 1,748
  • 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

Student Spring Re-Entry Testing

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

University of
Alabama

1.11% Positives

85 / 7,648 Students

University of
Alabama at Birmingham

0.91% Positives

25 / 2,746 Students

University of
Alabama in Huntsville

1.84% Positives

24 / 1,302 Students