Penn State reported 157 new COVID-19 cases among University Park students and employees this week, according to the university’s COVID-19 Dashboard.
Between Friday, April 16, and 3 p.m. on Friday, April 23, the university administered 5,252 tests to students and employees — about 400 fewer than last week.
Over the past week, Penn State’s total positivity rate for the semester (or since December 19) remained steady at 2.8%. About 2.8% of tests administered this week returned positive results, too.
Fifty-four students are currently isolating at Penn State’s Eastview Terrace complex, while 15 are quarantined there. The university is using