COVID-19 Dashboard

    Effective 5/16/22, the Dashboard is on hiatus. No further updates will be posted. The College will review all COVID operations over the summer, to include Dashboard reporting and if it is still necessary for the upcoming semester.

    5/16/22: Positive test results received from surveillance testing the previous day: 0

    Data below was last updated:  May 16, 2022  9:13 a.m.

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    Weekly testing counts
    Data reflects total gateway and surveillance tests administered by Washington College Health Services. Bar chart includes total number of gateway and surveillance tests. Below you will find data on number of positive cases resulting from gateway testing. Note that a positive case is counted only after a confirmatory PCR test is done and returns a positive result.
    Weekly positivity rates
    This chart provides positive case counts by week, further broken down by positive cases among students (red) and positive cases among staff/faculty (gray) resulting from testing done by Washington College Health Services. The overall positivity rate is calculated using the total number of tests administered by WC Health Services each week, compared to the total number of positive cases. This rate will fluctuate as positive cases clear isolation. The date listed is the week's start date, and data is based on results that are received throughout that week.
    Positive cases from outside sources
    This chart shows positive test results received from sources other than Washington College surveillance testing. These occur when students, staff or faculty have testing done on their own through another provider. They are included in the week that the positive test is reported to us.
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    Quarantine & Isolation Counts

    Students living off-campus who are required to enter quarantine or isolation may do so off-campus or they may request a move to the designated on-campus Q&I space.

    Students who test positive and can safely travel and isolate at home will be allowed to do so. Any student who returns home for isolation will not be included in these counts.

    What is meant by Isolation?

    If a member of the Washington College community tests positive for COVID-19, they are required to isolate for at least 5 days and then re-test. If they continue to test positive, the isolation period will be extended with repeat testing occurring every 2 days. They can isolate in the designated on-campus isolation housing, or return home (if it is safe to do so). Students can clear isolation when it has been at least 5 days since symptoms first appeared and a repeat test shows a negative result, and it has been at least 24 hours with no fever (without the use of fever-reducing medication) and all symptoms have improved.

    What is meant by Quarantine?

    If a member of the Washington College community is determined to have had close contact with any individual who tests positive for COVID-19 they may be required to quarantine and monitor for symptoms. Quarantine can be done in-place or within the designated on-campus quarantine housing. Our trained contact tracers will work with any community members who are identified as close contacts to determine the appropriate quarantine plan. Quarantine requirements are determined by an individual's vaccination status.

    What is Close Contact?

    Close contact is defined by the CDC as someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to test specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated. 

    State and local COVID-19 Statistics

    Use these links to learn more about state and local Coronavirus trends.

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    Kent County COVID-19 Statistics


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    State of Maryland COVID-19 Statistics