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Texas State reports 57 new COVID-19 cases

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Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard added 55 new student COVID-19 cases and two faculty/staff cases since the Sept. 17 report.
According to the dashboard, 24 people tested positive Sept. 19, the fourth-highest single-day increase in positive cases since the fall semester began. The highest single-day increase in positive tests was Sept. 11 at 35 cases, the second-highest was Sept. 17 at 27 cases, and the third-highest was Aug. 28 at 25 cases.
163 cases are considered active.
The dashboard states that numbers include positive COVID-19 test results for students, faculty and staff who tested at the Student Health Center or reported positive results after being tested at other sites. Results received from other sites are added to the graph based on the test date.
The University Star will continue to provide COVID-19 updates as any additional information is released.
Individuals concerned about possible exposure to COVID-19 are encouraged to contact their healthcare provider or the Hays County Local Health Department at 512.393.5520. For additional information about COVID-19, visit the Texas Department of State Health Services or the Centers for Disease Control website.
The University Star’s COVID-19 coverage can be found here.

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