During the week of Feb. 27 to Mar. 5, there were 39 positive cases identified through URI testing (35 students, 4 faculty/staff/affiliate), representing a 7-day incidence rate of 209 per 100,000. This decline in cases, from 58 during the prior week, continues to follow the declining trend observed in Rhode Island as a whole, which is now designated by the CDC as having a “Low” COVID-19 Community Level.
Note: Given declining cases at URI and across the state, this is the last COVID-19 weekly update. We will continue to post results from the URI Health Services testing program on the URI COVID-19 Tracker. The dashboard is updated daily as results become available.
Weekly Results – URI Health Services Testing
|Weekly tests:||1,353 tests through URI Health Services.|
|Positive cases:||39 positive cases from URI testing; 20 students living off campus, 15 students living on campus and 4 faculty/staff/affiliates.|
|Incidence:||The 7-day incidence rate of positive cases among members of the URI community who tested through URI Health Services was 209 per 100,000. The Rhode Island 7-day incidence rate for this period was ~120 cases per 100,000.|
Visit the State of Rhode Island COVID-19 Response Data site for detailed information on trends in the state.