COVID-19 Weekly Update: November 10, 2020The College sends COVID-19 dashboard updates and a tip to students, faculty, and staff every week.
Posted on November 10th, 2020 by

TO: The Gustavus Community

FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team

SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update

DATE: November 10, 2020
Please see below for the COVID-19 weekly tip and on-campus case update.
#1: More information about this Friday’s on-campus mass testing event in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health and Nicollet County Public Health will be sent via email this afternoon. All students, faculty, and staff who have lived and worked on-campus this semester are encouraged to get tested on Friday, November 13 from 12-6 p.m. in Lund Center.
#2: Following conclusion of our two-week “Lay Low” period on Friday, November 20, the College plans to continue with many of the increased COVID-19 safety measures that are currently in place. In addition to the transition to online course delivery beginning on Monday, November 23, in-person athletics and fine arts activities will end for the semester, and other changes may occur. More information about the post-Thanksgiving dial back will be communicated to members of the community in the coming days.
As of November 9, 2020
Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 127

Current Positive Student Cases: 65
Current Positive Employee Cases: 1
Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 178
Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 54
Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 8
This data set is meant to encompass the on-campus impact of COVID-19 by counting cases where a person may have been on campus while infectious. For example, students who are living at home or employees who are working remotely and not visiting campus will not be counted in these on-campus numbers. This information is also available for viewing on the College’s COVID-19 Dashboard.
As always, if you have any questions, please consult the College’s COVID-19 website and email

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