September 5 – 11

Updated every Monday

Faculty & Staff

TESTS POSITIVE ISOLATED CLEARED PRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Surveyed* 416 0
Symptomatic or Contact-Traced# 87 1
Total 503 1 1 2 7 11

Students

TESTS POSITIVE ISOLATED CLEARED PRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Surveyed* 6,969 2
Symptomatic or Contact-Traced# 110 3
Total 7,079 5 5 4 110 103

Combined Total

TESTS POSITIVE ISOLATED CLEARED PRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Total 7,582 6 6 6 117 114

* Includes sample testing across the population without respect to reported symptoms or potential contact with others who might be COVID-19 positive.

# Includes all tests conducted on those reporting symptoms consistent with potential COVID-19 infection, and on those who may have been in close contact with others who might be COVID-19 positive.

+ Precautionary Quarantine includes individuals who have been identified through contact tracing or who have voluntarily reported they are quarantining due to symptoms, possible exposure, travel or family circumstances.

Does not include testing of student athletes who returned to campus in July 2020, before the survey testing program was launched. Duke previously reported that 26 student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19. All went through the required isolation and were cleared to return to their daily activities.

Cumulative Results

Since August 2

Faculty & Staff

TESTSPOSITIVEISOLATEDCLEAREDPRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Surveyed*1,4010
Symptomatic or Contact-Traced#72218
Total2,1231818175952

Students

TESTSPOSITIVEISOLATEDCLEAREDPRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Surveyed*20,6916
Symptomatic or Contact-Traced#11710
Entry Tested**8,53124
Total29,339404033387282

Combined Total

TESTSPOSITIVEISOLATEDCLEAREDPRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Total31,362585850446334

* Includes sample testing across the population without respect to reported symptoms or potential contact with others who might be COVID-19 positive.

** Includes testing for all undergraduates returning to the Durham area for the fall semester (from August 2-16); and of all graduate and professional students returning to the Durham area (from August 17-30).

# Includes all tests conducted on those reporting symptoms consistent with potential COVID-19 infection, and on those who may have been in close contact with others who might be COVID-19 positive.

+ Precautionary Quarantine includes individuals who have been identified through contact tracing or who have voluntarily reported they are quarantining due to symptoms, possible exposure, travel or family circumstances.

Does not include testing of student athletes who returned to campus in July 2020, before the survey testing program was launched. Duke previously reported that 26 student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19. All went through the required isolation and were cleared to return to their daily activities.

By Week

All students living on campus or who plan to be on campus for approved academic purposes are required to undergo testing for COVID-19 upon their arrival to campus. 

Regular testing begins the week of August 17 for half of the undergraduate students residing on campus and will be expanded in subsequent weeks to include all on- and off-campus students, undergraduate, graduate and professionals.

Latest Updates on Testing

Testing Update: Sept 5 - 11

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing program administered 7,582 tests administered to students, faculty and staff from September 5-11  with six positive results. Since the start of

Testing Update: Aug 29-Sept 4

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing program administered 6,840 tests administered to students, faculty and staff from Aug. 29-September 4 with six positive results. Since the start

Testing Update: Aug 22-28

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing program received results from 5,639 tests administered to students, faculty and staff from Aug. 22-28. Since the start of the program

Testing Update: Aug 15-21

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing program received results from 5,028 tests administered to students, faculty and staff from Aug. 15-21. Since the start of the program

Testing Update: August 17, 2020

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing program has administered 5,765 tests to the students who have returned to campus since Aug. 2, school officials announced Monday, the first day

Pool Testing for Undergraduate Students

The University will begin ongoing testing of students and other members of the campus community who are here in the Durham area and not exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 to identify and respond to the potential spread of the virus and limit the potential for local outbreaks.

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