According to the Niner Notice announced on Feb. 1, the Mecklenburg County Public Health has extended its health directive until Feb. 28 in an attempt to slow down the rise of COVID-19 cases.
Monday, Feb. 8: There were five new student cases and zero employee cases.
Tuesday, Feb. 9: Student cases rose to eight while employee cases remained at zero.
Wednesday, Feb. 10: There were eight new student cases again and one new employee case.
Thursday, Feb. 11: Student cases declined to seven, while employee cases rose to two.
Friday, Feb. 12: Student cases rose to seven, while employee cases went down to zero.
Saturday, Feb. 13: Student and employee cases were at one.
Sunday, Feb. 14: Student cases rose to four, while employee cases returned to zero.
In total, there have been 28,105 tests administered on campus, resulting in a 2.3% positivity rate. The total number of confirmed positive cases since July 1 is 1,938, with 113 of them being employee cases and 1,825 student cases. Three on-campus residents were quarantined and/or isolated the week of Feb. 8-14.
UNC Charlotte students are to resume in-person classes on Feb. 22. Students who live on campus will also resume the move-in process in February. UREC will remain open; however, no group classes will be held, and masks must be worn at all times, even during physical exercise.