For Immediate Release
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.
In addition, vaccination programs for campus communities continue to advance. The UA System is pleased that ADPH will allow for vaccines to be administered to the 1(b) category beginning on Monday, including employees and administrators of higher education. While UA and UAB have ongoing vaccination efforts, UAH has placed a vaccine order for their employees in the 1(b) category and hopes to begin their vaccination program soon.
Key COVID dashboard data week over week:
- System-wide decreases in total positives for students, faculty, staff, and within our clinical enterprise.
- Student positives dropped from 331 to 191 week over week.
- Isolation and Quarantine housing occupancy has decreased System-wide, with only 7.75% of designated housing occupied.
The next UA System Dashboard update will be released Friday, February 12.