IU Bloomington COVID-19 Mitigation Testing 7 Percent
Bloomington, Indiana – Indiana University is reporting COVID-19 mitigation testing across all IU campuses at 6.14 percent. Testing at the Bloomington campus is 7.26 percent.
IU updated it’s COVID-19 dashboard Tuesday after testing students, faculty, and staff at all IU campuses the week of August 31.
Testing focused on students living in residence halls and other communal housing such as Greek houses so the university could quickly identify and isolate positive cases.
The report calls the increasing positive results from Greek houses ‘concerning’ – almost 25 percent of the 1,400 students tested positive. The positivity rate among residence halls was 3.6 percent of the 4,200 students tested.
The positivity rate for all other off-campus students was 4.6 percent of the 1,400 tested.
The IU dashboard now includes weekly updates of on-campus quarantine and isolation facilities available to students living in residence halls.