As of May 20, 2021, this dashboard is no longer being updated.
This dashboard shows results for COVID-19 surveillance testing of Danforth Campus undergraduate students, as well as entry testing of all Danforth Campus students at the start of the fall 2020 semester and results (diagnostic, entry and surveillance combined) for students, faculty and staff from August 1, 2020 to May 20, 2021. Active and total cases reflect information from multiple sources including university testing, Department of Health reports, and self-reporting of results from outside testing agencies.
For regional data, visit the St. Louis County COVID-19 dashboard.
Surveillance testing (ongoing)
Positive Clusters & the Risk of Gatherings
There were a number of instances of “clusters” of positive cases involving specific student gatherings. Those numbers are represented in the dashboard data and explained in the table below.
|Event date||Cause of cluster||Number of positive |
|Number of students|
needing to isolate or
|January 28||Off-campus gathering||12||29|
|February 4-6||Five separate off-campus gatherings involving many of the same students, unmasked, in groups of 10-15||19||58|
|February 12-19||Multiple gatherings involving many of the same students, unmasked, in groups of 4-10||44||48|
|March 6||Unmasked gathering of at least 5 students||7||14|
|March 6||Unmasked gathering of 10-15 students||5||11|
These cases were identified through both diagnostic and surveillance testing. We notified all close contacts of these students and any new cases through our contact tracing program.