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Revamped COVID-19 dashboard includes positivity rate, breakdown of different testing groups

A screenshot of the summary of all COVID-19 testing at UTSA on the university's COVID-19 dashboard. This information is from Oct. 15.

Josh Peck, News Editor

October 16, 2020

UTSA recently revamped their COVID-19 dashboard to now include more information about positivity rates, athletic testing, the proactive testing program, symptomatic testing and isolation and quarantine in UTSA-owned housing. Out of 3,996 total administered tests to students, faculty and staff, 31 have retu...

Over 3,000 students, faculty, staff have been tested for COVID-19, only 22 test positive with direct campus impact

Over 3,000 students, faculty, staff have been tested for COVID-19, only 22 test positive with direct campus impact

Josh Peck, News Editor

October 9, 2020

2,182 students and 1,055 faculty and staff have been tested for COVID-19 since the start of the fall semester as of Oct. 7. Of those, 21 students and one faculty or staff member have reported positive COVID-19 tests to the university that have a direct campus impact, according to the university’s coronavir...

Laurel Village and Chaparral Village residents can be retested for COVID-19 at no cost

One of the COVID-19 testing centers is in the Paseo. Residents in university housing can be tested more than once at no cost.

Josh Peck, News Editor

October 6, 2020

Students living in Laurel Village and Chaparral Village are now allowed to be tested more than once for COVID-19 at no cost, according to an email from Housing and Residence Life (HRL). 17 students have tested positive for COVID-19 since Aug. 24, although it is unclear how many, if any, of those stud...

Over 1,500 COVID-19 tests administered on campus, only seven students test positive

Photo by Robyn Castro

Josh Peck, News Editor

September 18, 2020

As of Sept. 14, 1,548 COVID-19 tests have been administered on campus by Student Health Services and other UTSA health partners. Approximately 2,300 students are currently living in on-campus housing, and only seven students have reported positive tests as of Sept. 17. Testing has sharply increased since the firs...

UTSA’s Flu Vaccine Clinics

September 6, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOJb6UbY4QE   UTSA is allowing students to do their part to protect their own health and the health of others by offering flu vaccine clinics on both the main and downtown campus. This clinic is open to students, faculty, staff, and also dependents on the same...

No positive COVID-19 tests on campus in first week, but only four tests administered

One of the COVID-19 testing centers is in the Paseo. Residents in university housing can be tested more than once at no cost.

Josh Peck, News Editor

September 1, 2020

Only four UTSA students have been tested for COVID-19 through Student Health Services (SHS) since testing began this fall, two testing negative and the other two with pending results.   According to data collected by The New York Times, UTSA has had three total COVID-19 cases since the start of...

As several Texas universities announce COVID-19 testing on campus, UTSA remains unclear

As several Texas universities announce COVID-19 testing on campus, UTSA remains unclear

Josh Peck, News Editor

August 1, 2020

It remains unclear whether UTSA will mirror decisions made by several UT institutions and the entire Texas A&M system to provide COVID-19 testing on campus in light of statements from UTSA administrators, a comment from a university spokesperson and a change to UTSA’s coronavirus FAQ page.  The statement, which was made on July 28, came from Pr...