WKU reports 17 new COVID-19 cases this period


WKU reported 17 new coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the campus’s cumulative total since July to 1,200.

Of the new cases, 15 were students and 2 were WKU faculty. 

From Feb. 16 through 18, the last period data was available, WKU conducted 457 coronavirus tests. 

The tests counted are from Graves Gilbert, Med Center, or self-reporting whenever tested elsewhere.

Since July 1, the university has conducted 22,341 total tests.

Of the total cases, 1,072 were students and 128 were faculty.

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