Students, or vectors?

Campus has been closed for almost 4 months. Classes, meetings, union bargaining, everything is online. Sorry, I mean virtual. Everything is closed, even Taylors.

Well, not everything. Uncle Phil’s unpaid Duck football players have been back on campus for a few weeks,  for “voluntary” workouts and practices. And no one wants to know what’s going on at the frats and sororities. Apparently a lot of partying. Shocking.

Here’s the latest data. Extrapolating this exponential trend, by the time classes start in October every surviving member of the UO community will have had at least 3 cases of COVID-19:

Information on Positive Tests

July 1, 2020: Nine positive tests. Nine University of Oregon students are determined to be positive for COVID-19 in Eugene.

June 29, 2020: Three positive tests. Three University of Oregon students tested positive for COVID-19 in Eugene.

June 26, 2020: Five positive tests. Five University of Oregon students tested positive for COVID-19 on June 26 in Eugene. The presumptive positive case reported on June 22 is now a confirmed positive.

June 22, 2020: Three positive tests. One presumptive positive. Three UO students tested positive for COVID-19 in Eugene. One additional student is a presumptive positive. They are all recovering in isolation. Public health officials are conducting contact tracing and monitoring for individuals associated with these cases.

June 12, 2020: One positive test. One UO student tested positive for COVID-19 in Eugene. They are recovering in isolation. Public health officials are conducting contact tracing and monitoring for individuals associated with this positive case. This individual had minimal contact with the campus community.

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