February 15 – 21

Updated every Tuesday

Current Status

Active Positive Cases

Faculty & Staff 15

Students 14

Faculty & Staff

2,712 tested

TESTS POSITIVE ISOLATED CLEARED PRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Survey Testing* 2,586 2
Symptomatic or Contact-Traced Testing# 126 12
Total 2,712 14 14 11 30 21

Students

18,977 tested

TESTS POSITIVE ISOLATED CLEARED PRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Survey Testing* 18,883 6
Symptomatic or Contact-Traced Testing# 94 5
Entry Testing** 0 0
Total 18,977 11 11 21 83 94

Combined Total

21,689 tested

TESTS POSITIVE ISOLATED CLEARED PRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Total 21,689 25 25 32 113 115

* 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.

** Includes testing for on- and off-campus students, undergraduate, graduate and professionals, returning to the Durham area for the spring semester.

+ 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.

By Week

Cumulative Results

Since January 3

Faculty & Staff

TESTSPOSITIVEISOLATEDCLEAREDPRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Surveyed*18,71518
Symptomatic or Contact-Traced#1,066116
Total19,781134134119188157

Students

TESTSPOSITIVEISOLATEDCLEAREDPRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Surveyed*123,761111
Symptomatic or Contact-Traced#1,17595
Entry Tested**11,32657
Total136,262263263249934893

Combined Total

TESTSPOSITIVEISOLATEDCLEAREDPRECAUTIONARY
QUARANTINE+
RELEASED
FROM
QUARANTINE
Total156,0433973973681,1221,050

* 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 on- and off-campus students, undergraduate, graduate and professionals, returning to the Durham area for the spring semester.

# 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.

Fall 2020 Archive »

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 will continue through the spring semester for all on- and off-campus students, undergraduate, graduate and professionals.

Latest Updates on Testing

Testing Update: February 15-21, 2021

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing and contact tracing program administered 18,977 tests to 9,577 students and 2,712 tests to 1,436 faculty/staff for the period Feb.

Testing Update: February 8-14, 2021

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing and contact tracing program administered 19,929 tests to 10,447 students and 2,809 tests to 1,524 faculty/staff for the period Feb. 8-14 with a total of 20 positive results.   Among students there were 13 positive results, identified through surveillance testing for asymptomatic students

Testing Update: February 1-7, 2021

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing and contact tracing program administered 20,020 tests to 10,434* students and 2,839 tests to 1,593 faculty/staff for the period Feb.

Testing Update: January 25-31, 2021

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing and contact tracing program administered 23,008 tests to students and 3,339 tests to faculty/staff for the period January 25-31, with

Testing Update: January 18-24, 2021

Duke University’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing and contact tracing program administered 27,865 tests to students and 2,716 tests to faculty/staff for the period Jan. 18-24, with

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