FRAMINGHAM – Framingham State University is reporting 3 new COVID cases, since last week.
The University has reported 9 new cases since Halloween weekend.
The University tested 740 individuals on November 10 for COVID-19, with 3 new positive COVID-19 case. The University reported its latest results today, November 12.
The University tested 863 individuals in the last week with 3 positive cases.
The University reported just one positive case for the entire month of October.
The University’s positive rate for the last 30 days is up 0.20% last week to 0.27%.
The City of Framingham has been over 3.24% positive rate for the last 14 days according to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The City of Framingham is averaging 232 cases per day per 100,000 over the last two weeks.
The University’s positive rate in the last week is 0.35%.
The University currently has 2 students in isolation on campus and four students isolated off campus.
The University also has another 22 students in quarantine on campus, and 19 students off campus.
Framingham State University started class Wednesday, September 2. Only about 20 percent of students are living in dorms on campus, said the University. And those residence halls are only at 40% capacity, due to the pandemic.
The University’s first case was on August 25. The University has had a total of 27 cases total.
A total of 1,226 students are taking at least one course on campus, said University President F. Javier Cevallos.
About 15 percent of the University’s courses this semester are being offered in-person, versus 85 percent offered remotely, according to the University.