COVID-19 Update: FIU Had 31 New Cases Last Week

Screenshot of FIU's COVID-19 community dashboard

Jordan Coll / News Director

FIU had 31 new COVID-19 cases last week. 

24 students and seven faculty or staff members self-reported having the virus the week of Nov. 9, according to the FIU COVID-19 dashboard. 

Of the 24 students who self-reported having the virus 11 live or learn on campus. The remaining 13 cases were of students learning remotely.

Four of the seven faculty or staff members cases reported on the dashboard last week, work on campus.

Graphic by Jordan Coll and Valentina Palm

Cases reflected on the university’s dashboard are self-reported by students, faculty, and staff to the Student Affairs and Human Resources divisions or the FIU COVID-19 Response Team.

The FIU dashboard divides COVID-19 cases into four categories; students living or learning on campus, students learning remotely, faculty/staff working on campus, or working remotely. 

A total of 241 cases have been self-reported to the university since the start of the fall semester, thirteen weeks ago

Of the 184 student cases self-reported to the university this semester, 111 live or study on campus. 28 of the 57 faculty or staff who’ve self-reported having the virus teach or work on campus.

The dashboard is updated every Monday by the FIU Covid-19 Response Team.

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