University of Tenn. COVID-19 cases seem to continue to fall

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — It looks like COVID-19 cases on the University of Tennessee’s campus continue to fall.

UT reports 49 active cases (46 are students – 3 are employees) and more than 300 are in self-isolation.

Friday morning, UTK Chancellor Donde Plowman unveiled two new sections of the school’s online COVID-19 dashboard.

  • Results from the pooled saliva tests in residence halls
    • The chart shows the participation rate, total number of samples, pool size and positive diagnostic tests.
    • Plowman says the pooled testing will continue next semester as well.
  • Second addition is a detailed look at the student health center testing results


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