COVID-19 UPDATE: FIU Had 28 New Cases Last Week

Screenshot of FIU's self-reported COVID-19 dashboard.

Jordan Coll / News Director

FIU had 28 new COVID-19 cases last week.

21 students and seven faculty or staff self-reported having the virus the week ending in March 28 according to the FIU COVID-19 dashboard.

Of the 21 new student cases reported, 12 live or learn on campus. The remaining. nine were of students learning remotely.

Only four of the seven faculty or staff who reported having the virus last week work on campus. The remaining three faculty or staff members work remotely 

The university’s COVID-19 dashboard only reflects cases that are self-reported by students and faculty 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 426 cases have been reported since the start of the spring semester,  with 281 being students and the remaining 145 being faculty and staff members. 

There were 910 cases reported by students, 324 of which were students living or learning on campus and the remaining 279 learning remotely. Of the 307 cases reported by faculty and staff members, 140 were working on campus while the other 167 were working from home.

Dashboard is updated every Monday not including holidays.

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