COVID-19 cases increase slightly at University of Alabama

COVID-19 cases increase slightly at University of Alabama
(Source: WBRC)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - The University of Alabama system reported more than 330 student COVID-19 positives for the week of January 22-28.

The UA System released the new COVID-19 data dashboard Friday, January 29.

The System includes UA, UAB and UAH.

The University of Alabama had 244 positive student cases. UAB had 68 student cases and UAH had 19.

The breakdown of those student cases by university:

UA - 244

UAB - 68

UAH - 19

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 https://uasystem.edu/covid-19-dashboard

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