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A snapshot of COVID-19 activity on campus

The COVID-19 Task Force is currently reviewing updated CDC guidance for vaccinated individuals. Oglethorpe is operating in the yellow phase of the campus protection guide in summer 2021. Masks are still required in most group settings on campus.

COVID-19 activity on-campus

Spring 2021 – Concluded

As of May 20, 2021 – last day of final exams was May 18, 2021, and spring residents will be moved out by May 22, 2021.

On-campus residents<30
Commuters0
Total tests conducted on campus5,298
Total positive tests (on-campus residents)23
Total positive tests (commuters)31
Active cases (on-campus residents)0
Active cases (commuters)0
In isolation or quarantine on campus0
In isolation or quarantine off-campus0

Data includes testing from Oglethorpe University Athletics dating back to February 3, 2021.

  • On-campus residents represent how many individuals are currently living on campus.
  • Commuters represent individuals living off-campus coming to campus for an in-person class or athletic competition.
  • Total tests conducted on campus include tests of on-campus residents and commuters conducted at Oglethorpe since the start of the semester.
  • Total positive tests represent the number of positive tests since the start of the semester.
  • Active cases represent how many positive tests are considered as known active cases and currently in isolation.
  • In isolation or quarantine on campus represents how many students are currently in isolation or quarantine on campus due to a positive test result or exposure. Some may choose to isolate or quarantine off-campus.
  • In isolation or quarantine off-campus represents how many students are currently in isolation or quarantine away from campus due to a positive test result or exposure.

Fall 2020 – Concluded

Students living on campus (end of the semester)179
Total tests conducted on campus573
Total positive tests8
Active cases0
In isolation or quarantine on campus0

  • Students living on campus represents how many students are currently living on campus. All students were tested upon arrival.
  • Total tests conducted on campus include tests of all students living on campus and some faculty and staff conducted at Oglethorpe since start of the semester.
  • Total positive tests represent the number of positive tests since the start of the semester.
  • Active cases represent how many positive tests are considered as known active cases and currently in isolation.
  • In isolation or quarantine on campus represents how many students are currently in isolation or quarantine on campus due to a positive test result or exposure. Some may choose to quarantine off-campus.

COVID-19 activity in surrounding area

As of May 20, 2021

CountiesConfirmed CasesCases per 100KTotal DeathsHospitalizations
DeKalb58,4587,370.329514,685
Fulton83,0657,556.991,2935,130

*Note: Data from Georgia Department of Public Health Daily Status Reports. Data shows total numbers since testing began near the start of the pandemic.