Tag Archives: test

More than 1,000 University of Alabama students test positive for COVID-19 since classes resumed

More than 1,000 students at the University of Alabama’s Tuscaloosa campus have tested positive for COVID-19 since in-person classes resumed, according to the latest update to the college’s live dashboard. On Friday, the university reported 492 new cases linked to students across its three campuses between Aug. 25 and 27. While the Tuscaloosa campus makes up the… Read More »

Coronavirus: Test and trace system ‘successful’, says health minister

The government has defended its test and trace programme in England amid plans to cut 6,000 contact tracers. Health minister Edward Argar insisted it was a “successful system” and would be strengthened by giving more powers to local public health teams. The plans mean people who have been in contact with confirmed coronavirus cases may… Read More »

Student, staffer at Indiana schools test positive for COVID-19 as schools reopen

Health News (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) A child and staff member at separate schools in Indiana tested positive for COVID-19 as institutions in the state reopened for the new school year. Greenfield-Central Junior High School in Greenfield, Ind., a city east of Indianapolis, launched its coronavirus response strategy after county officials notified the staff… Read More »