COVID-19 Weekly Update: May 4, 2021The College sends COVID-19 dashboard updates and a tip to students, faculty, and staff every week.
Posted on May 4th, 2021 by

TO: The Gustavus Community

FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team

SUBJECT: COVID-19 Weekly Update

DATE: May 4, 2021
Today is the last COVID-19 weekly update of the 2020-2021 academic year. From all of us on the COVID-19 Response Leadership Team, thank you to Gustavus students, faculty, and staff for making this year a success!
Be sure to check your Gustavus email throughout the summer for important updates about fall planning and other COVID-19-related notifications. And if you haven’t already, please get vaccinated!
If you have any questions throughout the summer, please check the Gustavus COVID-19 website or email
As of May 3, 2021

Total Positive Cases (since August 15): 301

Current Positive Student Cases: 6
Current Positive Employee Cases: 0
Total Students in Isolation/Quarantine: 18
Students in Isolation/Quarantine On Campus: 3
Employees in Isolation/Quarantine: 3
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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