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ASU reporting over 800 positive coronavirus cases among students and staff

Posted at 8:44 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-02 20:22:57-04

Arizona State University reported Monday night that 775 students and 28 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

This is 323 more cases than reported last Friday.

There are now 0.2% confirmed known positives among employees and 1.04% confirmed known positives among the student body, ASU says.

Of the positive results, 428 are reportedly off-campus in the metropolitan Phoenix area.

There are currently 323 now in isolation on the Tempe campus.

Other remaining positives that are in isolation are on either the downtown Phoenix or West campuses.

ASU says there have been no known positive cases at the Polytechnic campus.