How Columbus State, Columbus Tech, CVCC report COVID scenarios


A Columbus State College university student walks towards the University student Recreation Center on CSU’s key campus in this 2020 file photograph.

Now that the 2021-22 faculty calendar year has started at faculties in the Columbus location, here’s how you can locate the quantity of reported COVID-19 cases and quarantines among their learners and workers:

Columbus Point out University

Columbus State University posts its weekly coronavirus data on its web-site.

As of Aug. 23, CSU experienced report of 31 learners and staff members with lively COVID conditions the previous 7 days. That elevated by two from the 29 noted the 7 times just before Aug. 17. CSU doesn’t specify how many of them are pupils and how a lot of are workers.

CSU also posts two types of students and staff in quarantine: lively publicity situations and energetic symptomatic conditions.

Lively exposure cases are all those who have noted currently being exposed to another person exhibiting COVID signs and symptoms or have analyzed positive for the coronavirus, but the exposed individuals have not examined positive.

Lively symptomatic conditions are people who have reported COVID signs and symptoms but have not tested constructive.

College students and staff in both groups converse with the university’s COVID-19 Response Group to establish when to just take a coronavirus take a look at and when to return to campus, in accordance to the website.

As of Aug. 23, CSU had stories of 35 energetic exposure conditions and 24 lively asymptomatic scenarios in the past 7 days. Equally figures amplified from the 13 active exposure conditions and 11 lively symptomatic instances in the earlier 7 days, as of Aug. 17.

Columbus Complex Higher education

Columbus Complex College’s COVID-19 data is not obtainable to the community.

“Columbus Tech carefully screens and manages COVID reporting and mitigation internally,” Tara Askew, CTC’s vice president for pupil affairs, enrollment services and communications, explained to the Ledger-Enquirer in an email. “We will not be on a regular basis reporting to the general public.”

Requested why, Askew didn’t solution prior to publication.

Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Chattahoochee Valley Community School posts its COVID information on its site.

CVCC keeps a functioning log of noted situations, recognized as a university student or an employee, but cumulative or weekly totals for positive tests or quarantines are not outlined.

For example, as of Aug. 23, CVCC had two entries in August:

  • One pupil, 8/3/2021. “The student analyzed positive for COVID-19 on August 3. She was not in six ft for 15 minutes or much more of any people whilst on campus. She and the other people ended up also donning facemasks.”
  • A person personnel, 8/2/2021. “Tested optimistic on August 2. Was not in make contact with with other workforce for additional than 15 minutes with out a mask.”

Ledger-Enquirer employees writer Mark Rice addresses instruction and other troubles related to youth. He also writes attribute tales about any powerful topic. He has been reporting in Columbus and the Chattahoochee Valley for a lot more than a quarter-century. He welcomes your local information recommendations and questions.

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