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The positivity rate of on-campus UF COVID-19 cases persists at a seven-day average of 1% for the fourth week in a row. And following the university’s mass vaccination of about 5,000 members of the campus community Monday, students have hope for a return to normalcy.
UF is offering COVID-19 vaccines on campus for students, faculty and staff.
In preparation for another Spring semester in the COVID-19 pandemic, UF set aside three dorms for COVID-19 positive students to quarantine in, but much of the space went unused as positivity rates fell.
Soon enough, UF students will not only qualify for their long-awaited COVID-19 vaccinations, but can opt into a clinical study to help scientists learn more about how well they work.
COVID-19 cases at UF remain steady at a seven-day positivity rate average of 1%. This comes as the university announced students, faculty and staff could pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis expanded the eligibility of COVID-19 vaccines to people 40 years or older starting March 29 and those 18 and older starting April 5.
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As April approaches, COVID-19 cases on UF’s campus continue at a 1% positivity rate after it returned March 12 .
UF will return to a nearly normal Summer B and Fall 2021 course offering, but mandatory COVID-19 testing and masking are still up in the air.
After a monthlong streak of the lowest number of on-campus COVID-19 cases this semester, UF relaxed its mandatory biweekly testing for students.
A week after UF recorded some of its lowest Spring semester COVID-19 cases, on-campus testing and off-campus quarantine numbers experienced a slight uptick in positive results.
A year after UF shut down on-campus activity because of COVID-19, students and residents are still dealing with the saliva tests, Zoom lectures and homemade cloth masks that disrupted daily life.
Days before the one-year anniversary of the first confirmed COVID-19 in Alachua County, UF’s total positive cases of the virus passed 9,000 and the positivity rate continues to stay below 1%.
UF’s COVID-19 numbers have continued to decrease during the past several weeks as the university reported its lowest on-campus testing positivity rate and quarantines since the start of the Spring semester.
The Alachua County Department of Health administered second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to some members of the Santa Fe College community Friday.
UF’s COVID-19 cases for students and staff continue to fall in daily positive results and quarantines.
Masks should be doubled up or tucked in every day, according to new findings from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
UF’s positive COVID-19 cases are at their lowest average since Feb. 5, reporting daily case numbers between two and 56.
UF COVID-19 Update: Quarantine numbers drop to lowest record for Spring while total student cases pass 1,000
The number of UF-affiliated staff and students in quarantine dropped to its lowest count since the start of the Spring semester.