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MSU COVID-19 Statistics

Confirmed Cases Last 7 Days

30

Includes self-reported cases administered off campus and positive tests administered on campus
Tests Administered Last 7 Days

790

Tests administered on campus

Daily confirmed cases by campus population group

The following chart lists the number of confirmed cases reported to Missouri State for the last seven days. It is broken down by campus population group, including residential students, off-campus students, faculty and staff.

Students in quarantine or isolation

Updated October 21

Residential students instructed to quarantine or isolate are housed at multiple facilities.

  • Kentwood Hall: 7 occupants
  • The Q Hotel & Suites: none
  • Other: 2 occupants

Confirmed cases by week

The following chart lists the total confirmed cases reported to Missouri State by week, beginning with the opening of the fall semester, the week ending August 23. There were 133 confirmed cases reported between March 10 and August 16.

Confirmed cases includes positive tests from Magers Health and Wellness Center and cases that have been self reported.

Weekly asymptomatic testing positivity rate

The following chart lists the positivity rate of the weekly sampling of asymptomatic students and employees beginning with the week ending September 20.

COVID‑19 cases on campus

Missouri State University will publicly notify the campus of positive COVID‑19 cases when the individual may have been on campus within the 14 days prior to the university’s notification.

Cases will be posted on this page as we become aware of them.

No personally identifying details will be provided.

These privacy safeguards mean that Missouri State may have very limited testing information about the campus community. There may be positive tests that the university’s leadership, including faculty and staff, don’t know about, especially those that are performed off campus.

Missouri State has established a COVID‑19 Response Team that works closely with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department to assist with contact tracing for individuals affiliated with campus who have tested positive. The response team relies on county public health experts to determine protocols for how to handle positive tests of faculty, staff or students. These protocols guide the assessment of positive cases and identifying those who require quarantine.

Public health officials and the Missouri State response team will work together to determine who an individual may have come into close contact with.

If you have had a close contact with a known positive case of COVID‑19, you will be contacted by the local health department or the Missouri State response team and asked to quarantine.

Due to the current community spread of COVID‑19, all individuals should monitor for symptoms.

If you show any symptoms, get tested and stay home. Testing is available at Magers Health and Wellness Center.

Confirmed cases reported to Missouri State

Updated 10 a.m. October 21

This list is updated Monday through Friday at approximately 10 a.m.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases reported from October 7-20 include:

  • October 20, 2020 – The university was notified that one student who was recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 19, 2020 – The university was notified that five students who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 18, 2020 – The university was notified that two students, a faculty member and a staff member who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 17, 2020 – The university was notified that one student who was recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 16, 2020 – The university was notified that six students, four staff members and two campus visitors who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 15, 2020 – The university was notified that two students who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 14, 2020 – The university was notified that two students and three staff members who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 13, 2020 - The university was notified that one student who was recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individual will be contacted.
  • October 12, 2020 – The university was notified that four students and two staff members who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 11, 2020 – The university was notified that three students who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 10, 2020 – The university was notified that a faculty member who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 9, 2020 – The university was notified that four students, a staff member and a campus visitor who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 8, 2020 – The university was notified that nine students and a staff member who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.
  • October 7, 2020 – The university was notified that three students who were recently on campus tested positive. Those in close contact with the individuals will be contacted.

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