Weekly roundup of how COVID is progressing at the Columbia community.
This week, there were 6092 tests conducted with 19 tests coming back positive for a 0.31% positivity rate. The positivity rate is down from 0.55% last week. There were 3361 fewer tests conducted this week compared to last week. 81 people are in isolation, 78 in quarantine, and 2 are hospitalized. This weeks positivity rate is slightly lower than the cumulative positivity rate (0.42%).
Of the 4957 tests done at the Morningside, Manhattanville, and Lamont-Doherty campuses, 0.2% of students are positive and 0.4% of faculty and staff are positive. Of the 1135 tests done at the CUIMC campus, 0.26% of students are positive and 1.01% of faculty and staff are positive.
Since June 22, 2020, Columbia has conducted 141,576 tests with 589 being positive for a 0.42% positivity rate.
This week, there were 2606 tests conducted with 3 tests coming back positive for a 0.08% positivity rate. The positivity rate is down from 0.2% last week. There were 1136 more tests conducted this week compared to last week. 7 people are in isolation and 36 are in quarantine.
Since August 8th, 2020, Barnard has conducted 22,932 tests with 52 being positive for a 0.23% positivity rate.
Bars, restaurants, and fitness centers are to close from 10 pm to 5 am every day. From Friday, February 12, 2021, restaurants and bars can reopen indoor dining at 25% capacity but are still expected to close from 10 pm to 5 am daily. Takeout (except alcoholic beverages) is allowed past 10 pm. Middle schools in NYC will reopen while high schools will remain remote until further notice. Currently, New Yorkers are expected to maintain 6 feet of distance or wear a face-covering/ mask when this is not possible, like on public transportation. As of Friday, November 13, private indoor and or outdoor gatherings of 10+ people are not allowed.
Campus via Bwog Archives