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YSU reports 13 new coronavirus cases

The university has reported 605 total cases from Aug. 1, 2020, through April 3.
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YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University reported 13 new coronavirus cases today, according to the university’s dashboard.

Of the new cases, all 13 were reported by students who live off campus.  

According to the dashboard, the university has reported 605 total cases from Aug. 1, 2020, through April 3. Of these, 551 are students and 54 are employees.

Of those students, 488 reported they lived off campus; 60 of them live on campus. Another three said they were never on campus.

YSU has updated the dashboard to also include results of asymptomatic voluntary surveillance tests conducted through CVS and the university. 

As of today, no one tested positive out of 41 asymptomatic voluntary surveillance tests. 

The dashboard presents weekly case totals among students and employees, taken from local health department data and individual reports to the university, and will be updated on Mondays.

The YSU Office of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety has established contact tracing and support protocols in the event that a member of that campus community has tested positive. 

Students and employees should notify the university by completing the online form.