The number of students in isolation and quarantine at Boston College due to COVID-19 infection and contact tracing is rapidly approaching a breaking point. The University attributes this rise to students’ failure to abide by the Eagles Care Pledge. Students feel that the University has not provided them with sufficient resources to safely engage in…
Boston College has reported its highest number of undergraduate cases of COVID-19 in a single week with 75 positive cases out of 9,628 tests, a positivity rate of .78 percent, according to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard as of Sunday.
Today’s update surpasses the previous high of 88 undergraduate students in isolation, a record set last Friday.
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.