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COVID Numbers Remain Low on UA System Campuses

The number of COVID positive students, faculty, staff and clinical enterprise employees remains well below fall levels, according to the UA System COVID-19 Dashboard.

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UA System COVID-Positive Count Remains Minimal with Record-Low Employee Numbers

Today’s update to the University of Alabama System COVID-19 Dashboard shows continued minimal COVID cases across the System.

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UA System Reports Extremely Low COVID Numbers

The University of Alabama System is pleased to report another week of extremely low COVID-positive cases among students, faculty, staff and clinical enterprise employees.

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UA System Reports Zero COVID Positives at UAH, Record Low System-wide

Today, The University of Alabama System announced zero positive cases of COVID-19 at the University of Alabama in Huntsville over the last week, with very few positives at The University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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The University of Alabama System campuses plan to return to traditional in-person instruction without restrictions on classroom capacity for the Fall 2021 semester.

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UA System COVID Numbers Continue Falling to Record Lows

For the second straight week, the UA System reported a record low number of COVID positive students, faculty, staff, and clinical enterprise employees for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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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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COVID Positives Down 70% on UA System Campuses

Total numbers of COVID positive students, faculty, staff, and clinical enterprise employees across the UA System have dropped by over 70% since week one of the spring semester, according to the University of Alabama System COVID-19 data dashboard.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is no ordinary institute of higher education. Not only are its 23,000 employees responsible for the education and well-being of more than 22,000 students, but many have also been tasked with caring for thousands of pandemic-stricken patients.

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UA System COVID Numbers Continue to Decline

Today's update to the University of Alabama System COVID-19 data dashboard shows a continued decline in positive COVID-19 cases among students, faculty, staff, and clinical enterprise employees across the UA System.

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On Feb. 5, 2021, the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System unanimously approved the renaming of the former George C. Wallace Building on the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus. Effective today, the facility is the Physical Education Building.

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Senior Vice Chancellor for Communications and Community Relations Kellee Reinhart retired February 1 after 30-plus years of service to The University of Alabama System and will be succeeded by Lynn L. Cole.

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UA System COVID Numbers Decline as Vaccination Programs Roll Out

According to today's University of Alabama System COVID-19 data dashboard, the total number of positive test results dropped slightly System-wide over the last reporting period, with student positives declining every day this week at The University of Alabama.

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UA System Posts First COVID Dashboard of 2021

With the resumption of on-campus instruction, The University of Alabama System has released the first COVID-19 data dashboard for 2021.

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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.

Concept art of new genomic medicine building.

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University of Alabama System Thanks Governor Kay Ivey — Governor’s $50 Million Commitment to Genomic Medicine/Data Sciences Center is an Investment in Every Alabama Citizen

“We deeply appreciate Governor Kay Ivey’s $50 million commitment to the Altec/Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building at UAB,” Chancellor Finis St. John said today in response to Governor Ivey’s announcement of a $50 million commitment to the project. “This transformational research facility will have a life-changing impact on the citizens of Alabama for generations to come while improving health care delivery around the world.”

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Increase in UA System COVID Cases Remains Moderate — University Officials Urge Caution as State and National Numbers Climb

Despite record-setting state and national trends, the University of Alabama System reported moderate changes in new COVID cases on the three campuses this week.

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UA System COVID Dashboard Reports Minimal Number of Positive Cases — 1,400+ Sentinel Tests Produce Only 9 Positive Results

The University of Alabama System’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing program, which was implemented in August, continues to provide a weekly snapshot of positive cases on the three System campuses (UA, UAB, UAH) and among clinical enterprise staff in the medical center, hospitals and clinics.

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UA System Continues to Minimize the Impact of COVID-19 by Adhering to Comprehensive Health and Safety Plan

The University of Alabama System COVID-19 dashboard reports key indicators that the extensive health and safety protocols on the three UA System campuses are effectively controlling the virus spread. The low numbers of positive cases among students, faculty and staff at UA, UAB and UAH were tallied for the week of October 22-29.

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UA System COVID Numbers Remain Low Despite National Surge

The University of Alabama System’s COVID-19 mitigation strategies are keeping new virus cases to a minimum on the three campuses despite the national surge that set U.S. records yesterday.