After COVID cases climbed, UNH numbers see slight dip Saturday
Following an uptick of new COVID-19 cases at the University of New Haven, they slightly dropped at the start of the weekend.
As of Wednesday, the school had been reporting 142 cases for students, and by the release of updated numbers on Saturday, the number of positives had ticked down to 128, according to the school’s dashboard. The one active case among faculty and staff hadn’t changed.
UNH — which is currently on an orange, “moderate risk” alert level — has 83 students in isolation on campus and 45 in isolation off campus, Saturday numbers showed. Amid the outbreak, the school also ordered Winchester Hall to quarantine, which is expected to continue until Oct. 20.
At the University of Connecticut, data indicated there were two new positives among students on the Storrs campus Saturday, bringing the total student on-campus case count to 18. The off-campus count for Storrs held constant at 86 cases, as did the count for school employees at 15 cases.
Trinity College — which had virtual learning this week after a rise in cases — reported 31 student cases and one case among employees and affiliates as of Friday, down from 56 positive cases on their dashboard as of Thursday.
After the school reported active positive cases hovering just over 120 earlier this week, Fairfield University saw 48 positive cases for faculty, staff and students between Oct. 12 and Oct. 15, according to the school’s dashboard updated Friday.