SCSU increases in number of positive cases. Photo credit: cdc.gov
St. Cloud State University released their COVID-19 numbers for the fifth week after they started reporting on Sept. 11, 2020.
For the week of Sept. 30 through Oct. 6, SCSU had 24 reported student cases, zero reported employee cases, and three students in on-campus quarantine and isolation.
Reported cases are defined on their dashboard as cases with a positive COVID-19 test result, which is reported to the college or university by public health officials or by the individual student or employee.
This is up from the previous week of Sept. 23 through 29, which had 17 reported student cases, zero reported employee cases, and one students in on-campus quarantine and isolation.
There were 176 student cases and 15 employee cases reported to MINNSTATE on Oct. 7, 2020 for this reporting cycle.
MINNSTATE has reported 1,307 student cases and 79 employee cases system-wide and SCSU has reported 85 student cases and six employee cases since the start of the fall semester.
SCSU remains at a green safety level with updates made on Fridays with data from the previous Wednesday through Tuesday.