In response to recent increases of student cases, Washington University made walk-in COVID-19 testing available at the Mudd Field testing tent for all undergraduate and graduate students on Monday, March 22. In this week’s episode, freshman Kamala Madireddi discusses the current state of COVID cases and testing with Senior News Editor junior Ted Moskal and […]
Washington University has the capacity to administer 250 tests per week through the facility.
Different strategies for testing and mitigation have yielded different results among many of WU’s peer institutions.
With Washington University’s COVID-19 testing policies remaining largely unchanged from the fall semester, parents and students have called for more frequent COVID-19 testing and increased transparency for the spring semester.
Despite concerns expressed by students over the last several months, Washington University will not provide asymptomatic COVID-19 testing to graduate students, continuing its policy from the fall semester.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine received a $5 million, two-year grant to provide 50,000 saliva COVID-19 tests to students, staff and teachers at schools in the St. Louis area.
The Danforth campus COVID-19 dashboard alert level returned to orange, or high alert this week. The high alert indicates that few on-campus activities will occur, and students and faculty should proceed with a high degree of caution.
Maybe it was optimism, maybe it was denial. Either way, here I am, a freshman in college in the middle of the pandemic.
Although Washington University’s COVID-19 dashboard provides enough information to recognize the University’s relatively strong performance against the pandemic so far, a quick comparison with the dashboards of peer institutions reveals that the University’s available data is limited.
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