UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has updated its public COVID-19-Armaturenbrett with the University’s on-demand testing and random testing results from checks administered in the course of the interval of Nov. 13 to fifteen, in addition to new University testing results from the prior week. As of Nov. 16 at University Park, there are 273 energetic pupil circumstances, down from 319 on the final replace on Nov. 13, and 4,200 college students have accomplished their isolation interval and are now not energetic circumstances.

For the interval of Nov. 13 to fifteen, the University Park campus acquired 50 constructive on-demand take a look at results and two constructive random testing results from pupil testing. The checks which can be awaiting results will likely be validated and uploaded to the dashboard for the following replace on Friday, Nov. 20.

Results acquired with respect to checks carried out in the course of the week of Nov. 6 to 12 have added 90 constructive on-demand pupil testing results and three further constructive pupil random testing results for the University Park campus for that week. This brings the present complete for the University Park campus for Nov. 6 to 12 to 253 constructive on-demand testing results and 11 constructive random testing results from pupil testing.

Among staff on the University Park campus, there are three new on-demand testing constructive results and one new random testing constructive consequence for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12, and one new on-demand testing constructive consequence for the interval of Nov. 13 to fifteen.  

Penn State’s pupil departure testing started on Nov. 12 and goes by way of Nov. 19 at University Park. Departure testing carried out by way of Nov. 15 is reported as a part of the on-demand testing results in at this time’s dashboard replace. For the interval of Nov. 12 to Nov. 15, 2,986 pupil departure checks had been carried out, with 72 constructive results obtain up to now. An further 8,000 University Park college students have signed up for departure testing from Nov. 16 to 19, and people results will likely be reported as a part of on-demand testing results in future dashboard updates.

“We urge all students to take advantage of the departure testing being offered at no cost to them,” mentioned Damon Sims, vice chairman for Student Affairs. “For those students who have not already signed up for this testing, or have missed their previously scheduled test at University Park, there is still time. It is critical for students to be tested to reduce the risk of unwittingly infecting others when they return home to family and friends. We are encouraging students who test positive to isolate on campus or in a suitable single-occupancy space off campus before leaving for Thanksgiving break — or to take appropriate precautions to self-isolate if they do choose to return home.”

Students can schedule departure testing by utilizing the Return Home Event on the Penn State Go App or by visiting virusinfo.psu.edu/departure-testing.

“With our on-demand testing numbers now including the results of our voluntary student departure testing, both our numbers of tests performed and our positive results are higher than we have seen in more recent updates to the dashboard. This is expected,” mentioned Kelly Wolgast, director of Penn State’s COVID-19 Operations Control Center. “We are up to more than 15,000 students across all campuses who have heeded our call to sign-up for a test, and the week is still early. We won’t turn any student away from testing.”

University Park On-Demand Student Testing Positive Results by Week: 

University Park Student On-Demand Testing 11 17 20

University Park Random Student Testing Positive Results by Week: 

University Park Student Random Testing 11 17 20

Commonwealth Campus Test Results 

Since the final replace on Friday (Nov. 13), the dashboard signifies new pupil testing results on the following campus areas: 

  • Abington: one on-demand testing constructive and two random testing positives for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12  
  • Altoona: seven on-demand testing positives for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12, and three on-demand testing positives for the interval of Nov. 13 to fifteen
  • Behrend (Erie): seven on-demand testing positives and 9 random testing positives for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12, and one random testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 13 to fifteen
  • Berks: two random testing positives for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • Brandywine: one random testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12, and one one-demand testing constructive and one random testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 13 to fifteen
  • Greater Allegheny: one random testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • Harrisburg: 4 on-demand testing positives and one random testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • Hershey: one on-demand testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • Schuylkill: one on-demand testing constructive and one random testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12, and one on-demand testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 13 to fifteen

For worker testing, the next campuses have reported constructive take a look at results because the final replace: 

  • Abington: one on-demand testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 13 to fifteen
  • Altoona: two on-demand testing positives for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • Berks: one on-demand testing constructive and one random testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • DuBois: one on-demand testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • Harrisburg: one random testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • Hazleton: one on-demand testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12
  • Hershey: one on-demand testing constructive for the interval of Nov. 6 to 12 

Students who’re involved about COVID-19 publicity or who’re experiencing signs are urged to make the most of the University’s well being care sources to hunt out testing and facilitate contact tracing. At University Park, college students could make appointments with University Health Services by utilizing myUHS on-line. Other UHS COVID-19 associated providers may be positioned on the UHS web site at https://studentaffairs.psu.edu/health. Commonwealth Campus college students ought to contact their campus’ well being care providers. Those with questions on all different COVID-19 matters ought to name the Penn State COVID-19 Response Center at 814-865-2121.

For the newest updates and data on Penn State’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, together with often requested questions and data particular for college kids, college and employees, go to virusinfo.psu.edu.