UAFS COVID-19 Reporting

 

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has created this COVID-19 Dashboard to provide our campus and community with an accurate, concise, and timely positive case report. 

The data presented below reflects newly reported cases of COVID-19 among individuals who have had campus contact of any kind, and will be updated weekly.

 

This data is current as of Feb. 5, 2021.

 

 

Active Positive COVID-19 Cases* 

4 2
Students
Employees

*Active Positive Cases refer to individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, have not been cleared by the Arkansas Department of Health, and have had some form of contact with the UAFS campus during the Fall 2020 semester.

 

 

UAFS Positive COVID-19 Cases by Week

Spring 2021 COVID-19 Cases By Week

 

New Student Positives 
 through Campus Testing1 

New Student 
Self-Reported Positives2    

  New Students Reported   
Positive by ADH3

 New Faculty & Staff 
Positives2   

Total New
  Positive Cases   

Feb. 6 - 12

2 3 2 1 8

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5 

2 3 0 1 6

Jan. 23 - 29

2 6 4 1 13

Jan. 16 - 22

3 11 2 5 21

Jan. 9-15

4

8

5

0

17

Jan 4 - 9

- 13 - 11 24

  Cumulative:  

13

44

13

19

89

1. Includes all on-campus testing.
2. Includes new self-reported cases among individuals who were tested off-campus, received a positive result for COVID-19 and have been on campus at any time this semester (beginning Jan. 4.)
These individuals must self-report their positive case to UAFS Dean of Students using the online self-reporting form found on NumaLink or to the UAFS Human Resources Department.
Individuals who are tested on-campus should not self-report.

3. Includes new case information provided by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) involving members of the university community who were tested off-campus, received a positive result, and may have been on campus, but have not self-reported. 

 

Fall 2020 COVID-19 Cases By Week

 

New Student Positives 
 through Campus Testing1

New Student 
Self-Reported Positives2

  New Students Reported   
Positive by ADH3

New Faculty & Staff
Self-Reported Positives2

Total New
  Positive Cases 

Dec. 12 - 18

0

0

8

4

12

Dec. 5 - 11

2

5

3

3

13

Nov. 28 - Dec. 4

2

4

5

2

13

Nov. 21 - 27

6

11

2

7

26

Nov. 14 - 20

13

4

1

2

20

Nov. 7 - 13

4

11

0

3

18

Oct. 31 - Nov. 6

2

6

0

3

11

Oct. 24 - 30

3

3

2

3

11

Oct. 17 - 23

1

7

5

1

14

Oct. 10 - 16

2

1

2

3

8

Oct. 3 - 9

0

6

1

3

10

Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

1

6

2

0

9

Sept. 19 - 25

x

7

2

1

10

Sept. 12 - 18

x

8

1

2

11

Sept. 5 - 11

x

2

0

2

4

   Aug. 29-Sept. 4   

x

8

2

0

10

Aug. 22 - 28

x

6

2

0

8

Aug. 15 - 21

x

5

4

0

9

  Cumulative:  

36

100

42

39

217
 

1. Includes all on-campus testing.
2. Includes new self-reported cases among individuals who were tested off-campus, received a positive result for COVID-19 and have been on campus at any time this semester (beginning Aug. 10.)
These individuals must self-report their positive case to UAFS Dean of Students using the online self-reporting form found on NumaLink or to the UAFS Human Resources Department.
Individuals who are tested on-campus should not self-report.

3. Includes new case information provided by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) involving members of the university community who were tested off-campus, received a positive result, and may have been on campus, but have not self-reported. 

 

UAFS On-Campus Testing Figures by Week

Spring 2021 On-Campus Testing By Week

     On-Campus Testing   
Positive Cases4

   On-Campus Testing  
Negative Cases

 On-Campus Testing  
Total Tests  
Feb. 6 - 12 2 52 52
Jan. 30 - Feb. 5 3 26 44
Jan. 23-29 2 68 70
Jan. 16 - 22  5 28 38

Jan. 9 - 15

4 22 32

4. Positive cases reported from the Powell Student Health Center are reflected on this chart AND the overall campus count chart.

 

Fall 2020 On-Campus COVID-19 Test Results By Week

     On-Campus Testing   
Positive Cases4

   On-Campus Testing  
Negative Cases

  On-Campus Testing  
Total Tests  
Dec. 12 - 18 0 2 24
Dec. 5 - 11 2 22 47
Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 2 32

30

Nov. 21 - 27 6 28

35

Nov. 14 - 20

13 52 67

Nov. 7 - 13

4 49 53

Oct. 31 - Nov. 6

2 28 30

Oct. 24 - 30

3 62 65

Oct. 17 - 23

1 48 49

Oct. 10 - 16

3 61 65

Oct. 3 - 9

0 30 30

  Sept. 26 - Oct. 2  

1 2 3

4. Positive cases reported from the Powell Student Health Center are reflected on this chart AND the overall campus count chart.

 

 

UAFS Residential Isolation and Quarantine Figures by Week

Spring 2021 Residential Isolation and Quarantine By Week

   Residential Students in
Isolation5

 Residential Students in
 Cautionary Quarantine6

 Quarantine & Isolation Beds
 Available in Campus Housing7
Feb 6 - 12 2 14 42
Jan. 30 - Feb. 5 1 7 40
Jan. 23-29 1 5 45
Jan. 16 - 22  5 7 42

Jan. 9 - 15

5 10 44

5. Isolation numbers reflect students who self-isolated at any time during the reported week with a positive test for COVID-19.
6. Quarantine numbers reflect students who did not test positive, but who quarantined at any time during the reported week because they came in contact with a presumptive positive case, were contacted by contact tracers, or as a cautionary measure.
Note: Aug 15-21 and 22-28 numbers include international students who were required to quarantine prior to starting class.

7. Though UAFS does have designated quarantine and isolation rooms for residential students, a student may be permitted to quarantine or isolate in their own room, which may result in a higher number of students in quarantine and isolation without a corresponding decrease in available beds. 

 

Fall 2020 Residential Isolation and Quarantine By Week

   Residential Students in
Isolation5

 Residential Students in
 Cautionary Quarantine6

 Quarantine & Isolation Beds
 Available in Campus Housing7
Dec. 12 - 18 6 4 49
Dec. 5 - 11 7 1 49

Nov. 28 - Dec. 4

14 2 44

Nov. 21 - 27

9 9 41

Nov. 14 - 20

7 8 41

Nov. 7 - 13

5 18 42

Oct. 31 - Nov. 6

5 9 44

Oct. 24 - 30

5 25 44

Oct. 17 - 23

3 22 39

Oct. 10 - 16

2 26 41

Oct. 3 - 9

0 0 50

Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

0 21 50

Sept. 19 - 25

1 17 49

Sept. 12 - 18

1 9 49

Sept. 5 - 11

0 8 50

 Aug. 29-Sept. 4   

1 22 50

  Aug. 22 - 28   

1 10 50

Aug. 15 - 21

0 15 50
5. Isolation numbers reflect students who self-isolated at any time during the reported week because they tested positive for COVID-19.
6. Quarantine numbers reflect students who did not test positive, but who quarantined at any time during the reported week because they came in contact with a presumptive positive case, were contacted by contact tracers, or as a cautionary measure.
Note: Aug 15-21 and 22-28 numbers include international students who were required to quarantine prior to starting class.
7. Though UAFS does have designated quarantine and isolation rooms for residential students, a student may be permitted to quarantine or isolate in their own room,
which may result in a higher number of students in quarantine and isolation without a corresponding decrease in available beds. 

 

State and County Positive COVID-19 Cases

  Tests  Negative   Positive   Positivity Rate 

   Sebastian County  (As of Jan. 15)    

122,000 109,838 12,162 9.9%

Arkansas  (As of Jan. 15)

2,536,680    2,263,174 273,506 10.7%

Visit the Arkansas Department of Health COVID-19 Case Update

 

Employees and commuter students who test positive for COVID-19 or who have been contacted by Arkansas Department of Health contact tracers and advised to self-isolate, are required to self-isolate off campus until they have been cleared by the Arkansas Department of Health and submitted their isolation release letter to the university. Residential students may self-isolate either in their campus residence under strict isolation protocols or temporarily relocate to a room designated for quarantine purposes.

 

Since the university can only confirm the total number of tests and positivity rates for university-affiliated testing conducted on campus, positive cases that are self-reported or provided by the Arkansas Department of Health in which tests were administered off-campus are separated above.

UAFS may not be aware of all tests taken by university employees or students. 

 

For more information about the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith's COVID-19 response and answers to Frequently Asked Questions.