Four more SU students test positive for COVID-19, positivity rate remains less than 1%

SALISBURY, Md. – Salisbury University says they have four new coronavirus cases on campus this week, but also that the school’s positivity rate remains below one percent. The news was announced during their weekly COVID-19 briefing. School officials say they’ve tested a total of 830 students and faculty so far.
While numbers are low, SU President, Dr. Charles Wight, says it’s still important to monitor cases and continue with weekly testing in order to keep everyone safe.

“It’s really important for us to maintain a very good testing environment, not only testing everybody at the beginning of the semester but also doing very good surveillance testing, 10-15% of our campus population, every week throughout the rest of the semester,” said Wight.

Dr.Wight adds that the University will be holding more free COVID-19 testing next week for faculty, staff, and students on Tuesday, September 1st and Friday, September 4th starting at 8 AM.

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