COVID-19 Testing Sign

A COVID-19 testing sign sits Thursday, Sep. 17, 2020 in front of a COVID-19 testing pod next to the Pentagon Community on Dalrymple Drive at LSU.

This story will be updated every Monday, Wednesday and Friday when LSU updates its COVID-19 dashboard. Click the embedded links to each school's roadmap for the most up-to-date information. 

Last updated Wednesday, Oct. 28.


Louisiana State University:

Total active positive cases: 83

Total positive cases: 1,211

Cases reported in the past 10 days are considered active positive cases. The total positive count includes all cases reported since Aug. 24.


University of Alabama:

Total positive cases from the previous week: 82*

Total positive cases: 2,964

*The university does not disclose its total active positive cases.

The total positive count includes all cases reported since Jan. 1.


University of Arkansas:

Total active positive cases: 26

Total positive cases: 1,762

Total active positive cases are updated daily on the university's website; the total positive count includes all cases reported since Aug. 10.

For reporting purposes, positive cases remain active until 10 days after the positive test dates when the cases are considered 'recoveries'.


Auburn University:

Total positive cases from the previous week: 11*

Total positive cases: 1,395

*The university does not disclose its total active positive cases.

The total positive count includes all cases reported since Aug. 24.


University of Florida:

Total positive cases from the previous day: 26*

Total positive cases: 3,316

*The university does not disclose its total active positive cases.

The total positive count includes all cases reported since March 18.


University of Georgia:

Total positive cases from the previous week: 84

Total positive cases: 3,598

*The university does not disclose its total active positive cases.

The total positive count includes all cases reported since Aug. 10.


Mississippi State University:

Total active positive cases: 43

Total positive cases: - 

Cases reported in the past 14 days are considered active positive cases. The university does not disclose its total positive count.


University of Missouri:

Total active positive cases: 162

Total positive cases: 1,867

The university does not disclose what is considered an active case. The total positive count includes all student cases reported since Aug. 19 and all faculty and staff cases reported since Aug. 16.


Ole Miss:

Total active positive cases: 29

Total positive cases: 835

Cases reported in the past 10 days are considered active positive cases. The total positive count includes all cases reported since March 18.


University of South Carolina:

Total active positive cases: 53

Total positive cases: 2,623

The university only describes active cases as those "within the timeframe of potential viral spread to others." The total positive count includes all cases reported since Aug. 1.


University of Tennessee:

Total active positive cases: 196

Total positive cases: - 

The university does not disclose what is considered an active positive case or its total positive count.


University of Texas at Austin:

Total active positive cases: 63

Total positive cases: 1,037

Cases reported in the past 10 days are considered active positive cases. The total positive count includes all cases reported since Aug. 26.


Texas A&M University:

Total active positive cases: 119

Total positive cases: 1,958

Cases reported in the past 10 days are considered active positive cases. The total positive count includes all cases reported since Aug. 8.


Vanderbilt University:

Total positive cases from the previous week: 38*

Total positive cases: 319

*The university does not disclose its total active positive cases.

The total positive count includes all cases reported since the university's "pre-arrival" period, which dates to before Aug. 17.


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