The University reported 28 new undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of the 3,903 undergraduate tests since the Thursday update of its COVID-19 dashboard, a positivity rate of 0.72 percent.
Boston College reported 17 new undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of the 2,257 tests performed, a positivity rate of .75 percent, in its Thursday update of its COVID-19 dashboard.
Seventy-six undergraduates were in isolation housing as of Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19, the largest number since Sept. 17, when 85 students were in isolation.
After an issue with equipment at the Broad Institute, which processes some of Boston College’s COVID-19 tests, members of the BC community are experiencing a delay in receiving their test results, according to an update on the University’s COVID-19 dashboard.
The University reported 23 new undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of 2,400 undergraduate tests, according to a Wednesday update on its COVID-19 dashboard, an undergraduate positivity rate of .96 percent.
The University reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 out of 1,979 undergraduate tests in its Tuesday update of the COVID-19 dashboard, an undergraduate positivity rate of .51 percent.
When the University suspended in-person classes in March, Jiayi Wang, MCAS ’22, returned home to Henan, China to finish out the semester in a different hemisphere, and because of U.S. travel restrictions barring entry to those coming from China, she was unable to return to campus for the fall semester.
Boston University surpassed Boston College in total reported cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. BU had reported 35 more total cases than BC as of Saturday and has now reported a total of 296 positive COVID-19 cases since it began testing in July. BC had led the Commonwealth in total cases for weeks—largely due to a…