COVID-19 Weekly Update: February 2, 2021

The College sends COVID-19 dashboard updates and a tip to students, faculty, and staff every week.
Posted on February 2nd, 2021 by

TO: The Gustavus Community

FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team

SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update

DATE: February 2, 2021
 
Please see below for the COVID-19 weekly tip and on-campus case update. Beginning this week, these emails will be sent to the community on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the spring.
 
WEEKLY TIP
Welcome back, Gusties! This fall, so many members of our community did a great job of maintaining physical distancing, following mask guidelines, reporting symptoms, and complying with isolation/quarantine procedures. As we look ahead to the continued rollout of the vaccine, let’s recommit to these behaviors as we begin spring semester. Remember, the College is in a “Lay Low” phase for the first two weeks of the semester. Wherever you are throughout the springin the classroom, the cafeteria, or in our residence hallsplease do your part to help keep our community safe. Gusties ROAR!
COVID19 DASHBOARD UPDATE
As of February 2, 2021

Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 202

Current Positive Student Cases: 1
Current Positive Employee Cases: 1
Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 7
Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 2
Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 1
 
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 g-covidresponse@gustavus.edu.
 

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