University of Michigan: ‘Noticeable uptick’ of COVID cases on Ann Arbor campus
University of Michigan asks students to test for COVID-19 before going home for holidaysANN ARBOR – Cases of COVID-19 are trending upward again at the University of Michigan. In an update on Tuesday, U-M officials reported a “noticeable uptick in COVID-19 cases among U-M affiliates, including undergraduate students, graduate students and non-students.”School officials noted that the trend is in line with a general increase of cases in Washtenaw County. Students at the university now account for 15% of the total cases in the county. The number of positive cases more than doubled last week with 157 positive tests compared to 60 the week prior. A total of 26 students are currently in isolation to prevent the spread of COVID, compared to March 24 when 8 students were in quarantine.