UNC Testing Center

On Wednesday, April 21, Gov. Roy Cooper released an update stating that he hopes they can end pandemic-related restrictions on June 1. In addition, 11 residence halls underwent testing on the week of April 19. There were 44 new positive student cases during the week of April 19. As of April 25, there are 37 active on-campus cases of COVID-19. 

Monday, April 19: UNC Charlotte released an update from the residence hall testing on April 16. There were 305 COVID-19 tests of students and staff in the impacted area (85% of the population), resulting in a positivity rate of less than 1%. One additional residence hall underwent testing but identified no clusters. There were six student cases and zero employee cases.

Tuesday, April 20: UNC Charlotte released an update from the residence hall testing on April 19. There were 131 COVID-19 tests of students and staff in the impacted area (91% of the population), resulting in zero positive results, and identified no clusters. Student cases remained at six, while employee cases remained at zero. 

Wednesday, April 21: The presence of SARS-CoV-2 was detected in seven residence halls, and students remained in quarantine while testing occurred. In addition, Gov. Cooper announced that he hopes they can end many pandemic-related restrictions, including physical distancing requirements, on June 1. Student cases rose to 14, while employee cases remained at one. 

Thursday, April 22: The presence of SARS-CoV-2 was detected in three residence halls, and students remained in quarantine while testing occurred. Student cases decreased to six, while employee cases remained at one. 

Friday, April 23: The presence of SARS-CoV-2 was detected in three residence halls, and students remained in quarantine while testing occurred. Student cases increased to eight, while employee cases remained at zero. 

Saturday, April 24: Student cases decreased to one, while employee cases remained at zero.

Sunday, April 25: Student cases increased to three, while employee cases remained at zero. 

In total, there have been 50,603 tests administered on campus, resulting in a 1.7% positivity rate, which is very low compared to recent rates. The total number of confirmed positive cases since July 1 is 2,368, with 110 of them being employee cases and 2,258 student cases. As of April 25, 10 on-campus residents are currently being quarantined and/or isolated.

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