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COVID-19 Information: COVID-19 Info Page Coronavirus Self-Checker Student Contact (.pdf) Employee Contact (.pdf) Case Tracker

Face Masks Required: The W, The City of Columbus, & Lowndes County (by order of the Governor) require individuals to wear masks. All faculty, staff, students, and visitors are required to wear face coverings unless walking alone in an outdoor space or working alone in a personal office space.

Public Health Advisory: The State Health Officer recommends All residents of Mississippi should avoid any gathering which includes individuals outside of the nuclear family or household. Health Advisory

COVID-19 Case Tracker

Weekly Update

The tables containing the number of cases, isolations, and quarantined are updated each Friday and contains COVID-19 related information specific to the students, faculty, and staff at Mississippi University for Women. Cumulative data listed began Friday, August 14, 2020.

Below are the data as of 8am on Friday, November 20, 2020.

Faculty and Staff

Number of new positive cases:

2

Cumulative total:

9

Number of active cases:

3

Number in isolation:

3

Number in quarantine:

16

Students

Number of new positive cases:

4

Cumulative total:

61

Number of active student cases:

8

Number of students currently isolated on campus:

0

Number of students currently isolated off campus:

8

Number of students currently quarantined on campus:

0

Number of students currently quarantined off campus:

31

Number of students Waiting Test Results:

0

CPDC Students

Number of positive cases:

0

Cumulative total:

0

Number in isolation:

0

Number in quarantine:

0

 

Definitions:

  • Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick.
  • Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick.

 


Daily Cases

Student or Employee

How Reported
(Self Reported or Reported by State or Public Health Agency)

Date Reported

Individual on campus within 7 days prior to diagnosis?

Employee - Faculty

Self Reported

December 3, 2020

No

Employee - Staff

Self Reported

December 3, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

December 3, 2020

No

Employee - Staff

Self Reported

December 2, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

December 2, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

December 1, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 30, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 30, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 20, 2020

Yes

Employee - Faculty

Self Reported

November 18, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 17, 2020

Yes

Employee - Staff

Self Reported

November 17, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 16, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 14, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 13, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 12, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 11, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 11, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 11, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 11, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 11, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 11, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 10, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 10, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 9, 2020

No

Employee - Staff

Self Reported

November 9, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 8, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 7, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 7, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 6, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 6, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 5, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 5, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 5, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 5, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 4, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 3, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 3, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

November 3, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

November 3, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

October 29, 2020

Yes

Employee - Faculty

Self Reported

October 28, 2020

Yes

Employee - Staff

Self Reported

October 28, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

October 24, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

October 17, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

October 9, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

October 7, 2020

No

Employee - Faculty

Self Reported

September 30, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

September 30, 2020

Yes

Employee - Faculty

Self Reported

September 24, 2020

Yes

Employee - Staff

Self Reported

September 17, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

September 17, 2020

No

Employee - Faculty

Self Reported

September 14, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

September 14, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

September 9, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

September 8, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

September 8, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

September 1, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

September 1, 2020

No

Student

Self Reported

August 27, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 27, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 27, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 26, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 25, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 24, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 23, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 21, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 20, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 20, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 19, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 19, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 19, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 19, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 18, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 18, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 18, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 17, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 17, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

August 14, 2020

Yes

Employee

Self Reported

July 8, 2020

Yes

Employee

Self Reported

June 8, 2020

Yes

Student

Self Reported

March 25, 2020

No

 

The Mississippi State Department of Health is the agency responsible for conducting contact tracing for confirmed positive cases and will communicate with those who may have been in close contact with these individuals. Mississippi University for Women Health Center will also gather information from those reporting a positive case to inform our own campus members who are considered close contacts of the individual who has tested positive to inform them of the need to self-quarantine.

The health, welfare and safety of our community during this time is our primary concern. In an effort to slow the spread of the virus, we are requesting your immediate attention to and compliance with the following health-authority-recommended practices – not only to ensure your own well-being, but the well-being of others:

  • Engage in social distancing of six or more feet.
  • Wear cloth face coverings on campus unless alone.
  • Stay home when ill or if other family members are ill.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Watch for cough, troubled breathing, or other signs of respiratory infection.
  • Monitor temperature for a fever above 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C).

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for additional guidance.