YSU has updated the dashboard to also include results of asymptomatic voluntary surveillance tests conducted through CVS and the university. The dashboard change is a result of new testing protocols at YSU.

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YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University reported 25 new coronavirus cases on Monday according to the university’s dashboard.

Of the new cases, 22 were reported by students who live off-campus, two cases were reported by students living on-campus and one case was reported by an employee.  

According to the dashboard, the university has reported 510 total cases from Aug. 1, 2020 through Feb. 6. Of these, 464 are students and 46 are employees.

Of those students, 415 reported they lived off-campus; 46 of them live on-campus. Another three said they were never on campus.

YSU has updated the dashboard to also include results of asymptomatic voluntary surveillance tests conducted through CVS and the university. The dashboard change is a result of new testing protocols at YSU.

As of Monday, three people tested positive out of 113 asymptomatic voluntary surveillance tests. 

The dashboard presents weekly case totals among students and employees, taken from local health department data and individual reports to the university, and will be updated on Mondays.

The YSU Office of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety has established contact tracing and support protocols in the event that a member of the campus community tests positive. 

Students and employees should notify the university by completing the online form.



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