With the increased test administration this Spring, UF said it is taking the necessary measures to ensure the testing site volunteers, employees and thousands of students getting tested every day feel safe.
Alachua County reported its first case of the U.K. COVID-19 variant last week.
UF reported 362 COVID-19 positive cases among students in the last week on Tuesday, according to UF's testing dashboard. Now, the total positive student cases for Spring is 854.
There are 60 active COVID-19 student cases and 15 active staff cases as of Tuesday night.
A UF research team found vitamin D-deficient patients were more likely to be COVID-19 positive than those with a sufficient amount of the vitamin.
After 205 more UF students tested positive for COVID-19 since Jan. 19, the total number of infected students since the start of the semester is nearing 500.
UF's in-house testing remains steady while quarantine numbers drop during the first week-and-a-half of classes.
There are 56 active COVID-19 student cases and 16 active staff cases as of Tuesday night. These cases represent students and staff who have reported a positive test result to ACPS within the past 10 days.
UFF-UF and UF-GAU want more transparency from UF and UF Health Shands regarding ICU capacities and action plan thresholds.
367 have tested positive for COVID-19 since Jan. 4.
The School of Architecture’s longest-tenured faculty member, Kuenstle was known for his strong commitment to both his professional and personal lives. He served on the board of the Florida Foundation for Architecture, became the state board director of the American Institute of Architects and contributed to numerous architectural publications — all while building a family with his wife and 17-year-old son.
UF Health Shands Hospital administered its first 12 vaccines from UF Health Jacksonville at a news conference early Wednesday morning. All UF Health workers are expected to be vaccinated within two months.
UF Health is one of the "Pfizer Five" hospitals in Florida to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. UF Health Jacksonville received about 20,000 vaccines Monday and delivered 4,000 to UF Health in Gainesville. UF will vaccinate its frontline medical staff in Gainesville starting Wednesday.
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