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More than 3% of Ohio State students tested are positive for COVID-19 as of September 10

More than 2,000 students have tested positive for COVID-19.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University released new COVID-19 testing data this weekend and reported the more than 3.8% of students and more than 1.6% of employees tested are positive as of September 10.

During the 24-hour period of September 10, Ohio State is reporting 1.6% of the students tested on-campus and 6.3% of the students tested off-campus came back positive.

Data released September 12
2,097 students (3.86%) tested positive from Aug 14- Sept. 10
28 employees (1.62%) tested positive from Aug. 1- Sept. 10

Data released September 10:
1,814 students (3.93%) tested positive from Aug. 14- Sept. 8
27 employees (1.66%) tested positive from Aug. 1- Sept. 8

Data released September 6:
1,500 students (3.71%) tested positive from Aug. 14- Sept. 4
25 employees (1.65%) tested positive from Aug. 1- Sept. 4

Data released September 5:
1,376 students (3.60%) tested positive from Aug. 14- Sept. 3
23 employees (1.58%) tested positive from Aug. 1- Sept. 3

Data released September 4:
1,219 students (3.43%) tested positive from Aug. 14- Sept. 2
23 employees (1.58%) tested positive from Aug. 1- Sept. 2

Data released September 3

1,052 students (3.28%) tested positive from Aug. 14- Sept. 1
22 employees (1.64%) tested positive from Aug. 1- Sept. 1

Data released September 2:
882 students (3.13%) tested positive from Aug. 14-31
20 employees (1.63%) tested positive from Aug. 1-31

Data released August 27:
495 students (2.15%) tested positive from Aug. 14-27.
16 employees (1.42%) tested positive from Aug. 1-27

Data released August 25:
80 students (1.16%) tested positive from Aug. 14-22
12 employees (1.44%) tested positive from Aug 1-22

7-day average for students (Aug 23-28, 31, Sept 1-3):
156 (5.48%) tested positive

24 hour total for last available day when data is available, September 8:
75students on-campus (3.2%) test positive
100 students off-campus (9%) test positive

On-campus isolation and quarantine status:
Of 858 beds, 271 are being used for isolation, 141 for quarantine and 446 are available as of Sept. 8.

The university said in a statement that the data "will be updated on those days when complete testing data is available for a 24-hour period during which surveillance testing was conducted."

The university said in a separate statement, "Any decision about adjusting our plans will be made on the totality of the facts, in consultation with public health authorities, and based on the latest science and data. As we have from the beginning, we will continue to closely monitor a number of different indicators, follow guidance from local, state and federal authorities and continue to consult with our own experts to make decisions in this fluid environment.”

The data from Ohio State can be seen here