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

FIU self-reported COVID-19 dashboard.

Emiliana Fawley-Puello / Staff Writer

FIU reported 31 new COVID-19 cases last week.

22 students and nine faculty or staff members according to the university’s dashboard. 

16 of the new student cases were living or learning on campus and the remaining six students were learning remotely four faculty or staff members working on campus reported having the virus while the other five are working remotely. 

FIU Self-reported dashboard graph by Valentina Palm & Jordan Coll.

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 488 cases has been reported since the start of the spring semester, with 198 being students and the remaining 290 being faculty and staff members. 

A total of 972 cases have been self reported to FIU since the beginning of the fall semester 34 weeks ago. There were 646 cases reported by students, 355 of which were students living or learning on campus and the other 291 learning remotely. Of the 326 cases reported by faculty/staff members, 148 were working on campus while the remaining 149 were working from home. 

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