UTA’s new COVID-19 Dashboard goes live

UTA’s new COVID-19 Dashboard went live Oct. 6 on the university website. The dashboard captures the latest data and status of COVID-19 in the campus community since the beginning of the university’s required testing protocol on Aug. 13, according to the UTA website.

The dashboard reports the number of positive cases, percentage of vaccinated students and employees, campus positivity rate and number of tests administered since the start of mandatory testing.

The university randomly selects 20% of faculty, staff and students attending campus each week for mandatory COVID-19 testing, according to previous Shorthorn reporting.

According to the dashboard, 32.57% of students and 30.74% of employees reported they are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 7.

UTA reported results from 3,514 tests, finding 40 positive cases from Oct. 3 to Oct. 9. The university has had 872 positive case counts among students, faculty and staff since Aug. 13. Tests conducted on-campus over the last seven days showed a 1.16% overall positivity rate.

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