COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 6, 2021

The College sends COVID-19 dashboard updates and a tip to students, faculty, and staff every week.
Posted on April 6th, 2021 by

TO: The Gustavus Community

FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team

SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update

DATE: April 6, 2021
Gustavus students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend a virtual vaccine myths and facts information session on Friday, April 9, at 3 p.m. Gustavus Health Service Director Heather Dale and Minnesota Department of Health representative Cindy Jackson will lead a presentation and answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. Questions can be submitted in advance to

As of April 5, 2021

Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 277

Current Positive Student Cases: 6
Current Positive Employee Cases: 1
Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 15
Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 7
Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 5
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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