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Suffolk COVID-19 case count

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Sean Buckley

Suffolk University saw four new COVID-19 case between Oct. 11 and Oct. 16, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases for the semester to 35, according to university testing data

The cases were identified at an on-campus testing site on Oct. 13 and Oct. 15, according to the data. University testing numbers from Oct. 17 – 20 had not been released at the time of this article’s publication. 

The university’s seven day positivity rate was at .076% on Oct. 15, the day the latest cases were reported. This is the highest seven day positivity rate Suffolk has seen since Oct. 2, when it was at .094%.

The overall positivity rate for the university since it has started testing members of its community in August is .119%, according to the data. 

As of Oct. 16, Suffolk has administered 20,931 tests, a 2,876 increase in tests since Oct. 10. 

State health officials reported 827 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths from the virus were reported in Massachusetts Monday.

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Caroline Enos, Editor-in-Chief | she/her
Caroline is a senior from Gloucester, Mass. She is majoring in print/web journalism and minoring in political science. Caroline was formerly a news editor for The Journal, is currently a correspondent at the Boston Globe and was also a correspondent at The Gloucester Daily Times. When she isn't stressing over deadlines, Caroline spends her time drawing and listening to good music. Follow Caroline on Twitter @CarolineEnos Email her at [email protected]
Sean Buckley, Graphics Editor | he/him

Sean is the Graphics Editor at The Suffolk Journal. He is a junior at Suffolk University studying Graphic Design. When not designing graphics he is producing music and taking photos. Sean is from Franklin, Massachusetts and is a new addition to the Journal. He hopes to continuously improve his work in the years that he is providing for the Journal.

You can follow him on Instagram @343sean

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