COVID-19 Weekly Update: April 30, 2021

The College sends COVID-19 dashboard updates and a tip to students, faculty, and staff every week.
Posted on April 30th, 2021 by

TO: The Gustavus Community

FROM: COVID19 Response Leadership Team

SUBJECT: COVID19 Weekly Update

DATE: April 30, 2021
 
WEEKLY TIP
Vaccines are now widely available in Minnesota and all Gustavus students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to get vaccinated. Visit the Gustavus Vaccine Resources webpage to learn more and follow links to schedule your vaccine today.
If you are vaccinated in Minnesota, the Gustavus Health Service will automatically receive record of your vaccination through the state’s secure immunization records database. If you receive your vaccine somewhere besides Minnesota and want to upload your vaccination status, or if you’re vaccinated in Minnesota and want to be sure the record was received, please visit the Gustavus Health Portal.
 
The College is excited to share that based on the data available through the Minnesota Immunization Information Center, at least 68% of students and 81% of employees are already partially or fully vaccinated against COVID19. Keep up the good work, Gusties!
 
COVID19 DASHBOARD UPDATE
As of April 29, 2021

Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 300

Current Positive Student Cases: 6
Current Positive Employee Cases: 1
Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 26
Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 7
Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 3
 
This data set is meant to encompass the on-campus impact of COVID19 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 COVID19 Dashboard.
 
As always, if you have any questions, please consult the College’s COVID19 website and email g-covidresponse@gustavus.edu.
 

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