On-Campus COVID-19 Testing
Updated Nov. 25, 2:30 p.m.
Data updated Monday through Friday. Numbers reflect data from previous weekday. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, this dashboard will not be updated until Monday, Nov. 30.
CAMPUS TESTING UPDATE
|NEW – Total student tests from Ongoing Testing Program (since Oct. 3, 2020)*||
|NEW – Total employee tests from Ongoing Testing Program (since Oct. 3, 2020)*||
|NEW – Total positive tests from Ongoing Testing Program (since Oct. 3, 2020)*||127|
|Total tests performed by Campus Health and Wellbeing (since July 8, 2020)||15,655|
|Total tests by CHW in prior weekday||203|
|Total positive tests of on-campus student residents via CHW testing (since July 8, 2020)||240|
|New positive tests of on-campus student residents via CHW testing||1|
|Total positive tests of off-campus student residents (since July 8, 2020)||481|
|New positive tests of off-campus student residents||14|
|Students requiring hospitalization via CHW testing||0|
Cal Poly provides COVID-19 testing through its Campus Health and Wellbeing only to currently enrolled students. These numbers reflect only positive cases identified directly through Campus Health and Wellbeing. Students can also access testing off campus. Please note: Off-campus students who test positive off-campus (i.e. not through the Ongoing Testing Program) are not reported to Cal Poly by SLO County Public Health.
The university does not offer testing to employees. Employees who test positive for COVID-19 are reflected in countywide and community-specific statistics (for their community of residence), available at the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department webpage.
*Please note: Tests performed as part of Cal Poly’s Ongoing Testing Program are not conducted by Campus Health and Wellbeing (CHW). The university has hired a third-party vendor to supplement CHW’s testing capacity.
**The isolation, quarantine and quarantine-in-place numbers below reflect the number of Cal Poly fall quarter on-campus resident students ordered to isolate or quarantine by county Public Health. Students under these directives may consult individually with county Public Health and Campus Health and Wellbeing to obtain permission to travel in order to serve out their directives at their places of permanent residence. As of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, University Housing currently has 27 students continuing to serve out their isolation directive on campus and another 47 students serving their quarantine or quarantine-in-place directives.
|Total on-campus resident students currently in isolation||24|
|New on-campus resident students in isolation||2|
|Remaining Isolation/Quarantine Beds Available||151|
Students who test positive for COVID-19 are placed in isolation in on-campus University Housing facilities and provided with direct dining, laundry and other support services. Per the CDC, an individual who has tested positive can leave isolation if it has been 10 days since their symptoms first appeared, they haven’t had a fever in at least 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications, and their symptoms have improved.
|Total on-campus resident students currently in quarantine||5|
|New on-campus resident students in quarantine||0|
Students who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 must self-quarantine for 14 days by county health order.
QUARANTINE IN PLACE
|Total on-campus resident students currently in quarantine in place||1,030|
|New on-campus resident students in quarantine in place||
In the event of possible exposures in University Housing facilities, the university can, as a precaution, place floors or sections of buildings on “Quarantine in Place” for 14 days, in consultation with San Luis Obispo County Department of Public Health.
→ Learn more about Cal Poly’s Isolation and Quarantine procedures.