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Reported Cases

COVID-19 Reporting

The health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and greater community are our primary concerns as we reopen campus. Known cases of COVID-19 among the St. John's community will be shared here. Details may be limited due for reasons of health privacy.

 

Reporting Dashboard

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Active Cases and Isolation Capacity

All case data includes students and employees. Information updated as of 9/28/2020.

Total Active Cases

Queens: 5
Staten Island: 0
Manhattan: 0

Isolation Capacity

Beds in Use (Queens): 0
Beds Available (Queens): 100
Bed in Use (Staten Island): 0
Beds Available (Staten Island): 5

New York State Threshold Reporting

Time period: 9/26-10/9

Queens Campus

Threshold: 100 Cases
Case Count: 0

Staten Island Campus

Threshold: 15 Cases
Case Count: 0

Daily Updates

As of 9/11/2020, the daily updates will be adjusted on the Reporting Dashboard.

The University learned that five individuals from our Queens campus tested positive for COVID-19.  We are in the process of gathering contact tracing information from these individuals.

As of September 10th, the number of active cases has increased to thirty individuals. Of these active cases, six people are isolating on campus, and twenty four people are isolating off campus.

The University learned that two individuals from our Queens campus who were already in quarantine tested positive for COVID-19. These individuals will isolate until medically cleared to return to campus activities. As a result of contact tracing information gathered from these individuals, four people have entered quarantine.

As of September 9th, the number of active cases has increased to twenty six individuals. Of these active cases, six people are isolating on campus, and twenty people are isolating off campus.

The University learned that three individuals from our Queens campus tested positive for COVID-19. We are in the process of gathering contact tracing information from these individuals.

As of September 8th, the number of active cases has increased to twenty five individuals. Of these active cases, five people are isolating on campus, and twenty people are isolating off campus.

Between September 5th and September 7th, the University learned that thirteen individuals from our Queens campus tested positive for COVID-19. We are grateful to the individuals and their families who brought these positive cases to our attention in a timely manner. Their cooperation enabled the University to immediately start the process of gathering contact tracing information. 

As of September 7th, the number of active cases has increased to twenty two individuals. Of these active cases, five people are isolating on campus, and seventeen people are isolating off campus.

On September 4th, the University learned that one individual from our Queens campus tested positive for COVID-19. This individual will isolate off campus until medically cleared to return to campus activities. We are in the process of gathering contact tracing information from this person.

As of September 5th, the number of active cases has decreased to nine individuals. Of these active cases, three people are isolating on campus, and six people are isolating off campus. 

On September 3rd, the University learned that two individuals from our Queens campus that were in quarantine tested positive for COVID-19.  These individuals will isolate off campus until medically cleared to return to campus activities. As a result of contact tracing information gathered from these individuals, ten people have entered quarantine.

As of September 3rd, the University has eleven active cases, which include three individuals that have not been on campus. All individuals that are required to quarantine because they may have been in close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19 have been quarantined. It is believed that the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.

On September 2nd, the University learned that two members of our Queens campus community tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals are isolating until medically cleared to return to campus activities. The University is in the process of gathering contact tracing information.

On August 31st, the University learned that a member of our Queens campus community tested positive for COVID-19. The last time the individual was on campus was August 25th. The University is in the process of gathering contact tracing information.

On August 29, the University learned that an individual who was already in quarantine tested positive for COVID-19. That individual will isolate until medically cleared to return to campus activites. It is believed that the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.
 

The University presently has six active cases of individuals that tested positive for COVID-19. However, three of these active cases involve individuals that have not been on campus.

On August 27, the University learned of three individuals that tested positive for COVID-19. One individual had not been on campus and is isolating at home. There is no risk of exposure to other members of the university community as a result of this case.  The other two positive cases involve individuals from the Queens campus. They are isolating off campus. As a result of gathering contact tracing information, two more people were directed to quarantine off campus. It is believed that the risk of exposure to other members of the campus is low. 

Between August 15th and August 17th, the University undertook COVID-19 testing of a sample of resident students. We are happy to report that all test results are negative. On August 28th, the University will undertake COVID-19 testing of a sample of commuter students.  We will report the results of these tests as soon as they are available.

During the past week, one individual advised the University that they received a positive COVID-19 test before ever coming to campus.  This individual has not been on campus and, thus, there is no risk of exposure to other members of the campus community.  The individual will isolate at home until medically cleared to begin on campus activities.

On August 23, the University learned that a member of our Queens campus community tested positive for COVID-19.  The individual is asymptomatic and has entered isolation.  The local public health department was notified and the appropriate contact tracing information was gathered from the individual. As a result, 7 other people have entered quarantine, none of these individuals is experiencing any symptoms at this time. It is believed that the risk of exposure to other members of the campus community is low.

On August 1, 2020, the University began to welcome back students from geographic areas that were subject to New York State quarantine mandates. These students were housed in segregated space for 14 days and tested for COVID-19. There were three students who tested positive for COVID-19 while in quarantine. These students were re-located to an isolation facility and we are happy to report that they are all doing well. They remained in isolation until they were medically cleared to return to regular campus activities. These are the only positive cases that we know about involving members of our campus community.