SDSU Tops 1,000 COVID-19 Cases Recorded In One month


SAN DIEGO, CA – San Diego State University has reported 1,072 coronavirus cases in just over one month. The university reported 25 additional cases Sunday.

The new totals reported by Student Health Services reflect numbers as of 6 p.m. Saturday.

The news comes a day after Cal State Long Beach reported a potential spike in cases after five students living on campus tested positive. All student residents at CSULB were placed into quarantine Saturday and will all be tested to figure out how widespread the issue is.

Of the students living on campus, 385 have tested positive and students living off campus totaled 666 positive cases, health services said. A total of eight faculty or staff members have tested positive and 13 “visitors,” people who have had exposure with an SDSU-affiliated individual, have tested positive.

The number of confirmed cases was 1,030, with 42 probable cases.

The information is based on cases reported to Student Health Services by an individual or by a public health official. As more private labs are administering tests, there is a possibility that not all cases are being reported to Student Health Services.

SEE ALSO: SDSU Sees Record-High Transfer Class, Largest Fall Enrollment

The university also reported its largest fall enrollment in 12 years Friday, in addition to a record-high transfer class for the second year in a row amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

—The City News Service contributed to this report.

This article originally appeared on the San Diego Patch

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