UA System releases new COVID-19 data

UA System releases new COVID-19 data
University of Alabama System. (Source:

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - The University of Alabama system reported 191 student COVID-19 positive cases from Jan. 29-Feb. 4.

The UA System released the new COVID-19 data dashboard Friday, Feb. 5.

The System includes UA, UAB and UAH.

The breakdown of those student cases by university:

UA - 142

UAB - 33

UAH - 16

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

From UA System: 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.

The UA System will continue to update the dashboard weekly. For more information, visit their website.

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