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73 New COVID Cases Reported at FSU

November 17th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Frostburg State University on Tuesday reported 73 new COVID-19 cases out of 528 tests conducted between Nov. 1 and Nov. 14, for a positivity rate of 13.83%. A press release issued indicates that of the 457 tests that were administered by the university, 34 were positive, for a 7.44% positivity rate. The 528 total tests included the university-administered and self-reported test results. From the 71 self-reported tests uploaded to the university's portal, 39 were positive and 32 were negative. The university administered another round of surveillance testing the week of Nov. 1. It currently has three people in isolation or quarantine at the off-campus hotel it rented. There are 13 cases considered still contagious based on the CDC's guidelines, down from 45 last week. FSU's seven-day positivity rate, from Nov. 8 to Nov. 14, is 5.65%.