UNC Testing Center

After halting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic, UNC Charlotte partnered with Atrium Health to set up a Pfizer clinic on April 20. In addition, nine residence halls underwent testing. There were 59 new positive student cases during the week of April 12. As of April 18, there are 73 active on-campus cases of COVID-19.

Monday, April 12: UNC Charlotte released an update from the residence hall testing on April 9. There were 146 COVID-19 tests of students and staff in the impacted area (82% of the population), resulting in a positivity rate of less than 3%. Two additional residence halls underwent testing, and no clusters were reported. There were 12 student cases and one employee case.

Tuesday, April 13: UNC Charlotte released an update from the residence hall testing on April 12 residence hall testing. There were 355 COVID-19 tests of students and staff in the impacted area (84% of the population), resulting in a positivity rate of less than 1%, and no clusters were reported. Student cases increased to 11, while employee cases decreased to zero.

Wednesday, April 14: The presence of SARS-CoV-2 was detected in four residence halls, and students remained in quarantine while testing occurred. Student cases decreased to six, while employee cases decreased to zero.

Thursday, April 15: There was a follow-up released for the four residence halls that underwent testing on April 14. There were 149 COVID-19 tests of students and staff in the impacted area (84% of the population), resulting in zero positive results. On Thursday, April 15, Hunt Hall went on lockdown while testing occurred. In addition, UNC Charlotte announced that there would be an on-campus Pfizer vaccine clinic on April 20. Student cases increased to seven, while employee cases increased to one.

Friday, April 16: The presence of SARS-CoV-2 was detected in three residence halls, and students remained in quarantine while testing occurred. Residents in Hunt Hall remained on lockdown while testing occurred. Student cases decreased to five, while employee cases increased to one.

Saturday, April 17: Student cases decreased to three, while employee cases decreased to zero.

Sunday, April 18: Student cases remained at three, while employee cases remained at zero.

In total, there have been 48,423 tests administered on campus, resulting in a 1.8% positivity rate, which is very low compared to recent rates. The total number of confirmed positive cases since July 1 is 2,316, with 111 of them being employee cases and 2,205 student cases. As of April 18, 13 on-campus residents are currently being quarantined and/or isolated.

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