COVID-19 Weekly Testing Summary: December 30, 2020 - January 14, 2021

January 15, 2021

The University has now completed its process of COVID-19 screening and testing for students, faculty and staff returning to campus for the spring semester. All Macon traditional undergraduates, College of Pharmacy and College of Health Professions students and Atlanta students in University housing were required to be tested. All other students, faculty and staff were required to complete a health screener and be tested if their responses warranted.

A total of 4,316 students, faculty and staff from all campuses were tested between December 30 and January 14, with 260 testing positive, for a positivity rate of 6%. The results are broken out below.

Total Tests Completed Total Positive Cases
4,316 260
Macon Campus Student Positive Cases Atlanta Campus Student Positive Cases Savannah Campus Student Positive Cases Columbus Campus Student Positive Cases Macon Campus Faculty/Staff Positive Cases Atlanta Campus Faculty/Staff Positive Cases Savannah Campus Faculty/Staff Positive Cases Student Hospitalizations Faculty/Staff Hospitalizations
167 63 0 0 20 10 0 0 0

The University is not aware of any students, faculty or staff screened and tested during this process who has required hospitalization.

Mandatory surveillance testing of students, faculty and staff will begin the week of January 18.