WKU reports 37 new cases of COVID-19

WKU CRU provides hand sanitizer for students as well as encourageing students to talk extra precautions such as wearing masks, staying six feet apart and having groups of no more than 10.

Leo Bertucci

WKU reported 37 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, bringing the campus’s cumulative total to 491 since July

Of the new cases, 33 were students, and 4 were WKU employees. Of the total cases, 450 were students, and 41 were faculty.

Currently, 52 students are isolating on campus.

From Sept. 4 to Sept. 7, the latest period data available, WKU conducted 379 coronavirus tests.

The tests counted are from Graves Gilbert and Med Center Health. The Barren River District Health Department could not contribute any data to the updated dashboard because of a contact tracing software update.

Since July 1, the university has conducted 2,590 total tests.

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