Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

This page describes all positive COVID-19 tests since the start of the asymptomatic testing program on Aug. 6, 2020 and includes positive results from both asymptomatic and symptomatic testing. 

Between April 5 and Aug. 5, 2020 there were an additional 12 positive cases at UMass Amherst. In late August, there was also one positive case at the UMass Amherst Mount Ida campus. 


 

Case Numbers

   Students  Staff  Faculty  TOTALS
UMass Amherst
on campus
  1   0   0   1
UMass Amherst
off campus
143   6   2 151
TOTALS 144   6   2 152

 

Case Descriptions

Date headings indicate the testing date. 

Oct. 17, 2020

One UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The test was from symptomatic testing. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 13, 2020

One UMass staff member who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The staff member was symptomatic. The staff member is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Staff
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 13, 2020

Six UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Four of the tests were from symptomatic testing and two were from asymptomatic testing. The students are self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
6
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 12, 2020

Five UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The students were asymptomatic. The students are self-isolated on campus.

Number of Reported Cases
5
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
On Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 10, 2020

One UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student was symptomatic. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 9, 2020

One UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student was asymptomatic. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 8, 2020

One UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student was symptomatic. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
On Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 7, 2020

Three UMass student who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Two students were symptomatic. One student was asymptomatic. The students are self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
3
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 6, 2020

One UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student was asymptomatic. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 5, 2020

Seven UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Three students were symptomatic. Four students were asymptomatic. The students are self-isolated on and off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
7
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 5, 2020

One UMass staff member who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The staff member was asymptomatic. The staff member is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Staff
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 4, 2020

One UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student was symptomatic. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 3, 2020

Two UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The two students were symptomatic. The students are self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
2
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 2, 2020

Ten UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Three students were symptomatic and seven students were asymptomatic. The students are self-isolated on and off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
10
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Oct. 1, 2020

Thirteen UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Six students were symptomatic and seven students were asymptomatic. The students are self-isolated on and off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
13
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 30, 2020

Seventeen UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Six students were symptomatic and 11 students were asymptomatic. The students are self-isolated on and off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
17
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 29, 2020

Five UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus; the five students were symptomatic. The students are known to have socialized together and are connected with a previous positive case.

The total number of students that have been identified in the cluster that socialized together now totals 33. The students are self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
5
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 29, 2020

Four UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus; 1 student was symptomatic and 3 students were asymptomatic. The students are self-isolated on and off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
4
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 28, 2020

Three UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus; the three students were symptomatic. The students are self-isolated off campus

Number of Reported Cases
3
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 28, 2020

Fifteen UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus; 14 students were asymptomatic and 1 student was symptomatic. At present, it is unknown if they are connected to a cluster that has a current total of 28. The case investigations are in progress. The students are self-isolated on and off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
15
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 28, 2020

Ten UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus; 8 students were symptomatic and 2 students were asymptomatic. The students are known to have socialized together and are connected with a previous positive case.

The total number of students that have been identified in the cluster that socialized together now totals 28. The students are self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
10
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 27, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student is self-isolated off campus. The student was symptomatic.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 26, 2020

One UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student is known to have socialized together and are connected with a previous positive case. The total number of students that have been identified in the cluster that socialized together is 18. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 25, 2020

Three UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. All are known to have socialized together and are connected with a previous positive case. The students are self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
3
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 25, 2020

A faculty member who was last on campus on September 25 tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program.  The faculty member is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Faculty
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 25, 2020

Three UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. All are known to have socialized together and are connected with a previous positive case. The students are self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
3
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 23, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 23, 2020

Nine UMass students who live off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. All are known to have socialized together and are connected with a previous positive case. Some students are self-isolated on campus and others off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
9
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 24, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 24, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 22, 2020

A faculty member who works remotely tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The person is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Faculty
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 22, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 22, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus.The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated on campus

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
On Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 22, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 21, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 18, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated on campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
On Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 16, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated on campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 14, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives on campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated on campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
On Campus
Residence
On Campus

Sept. 14, 2020

A UMass Amherst employee who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The employee is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Staff
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 10, 2020

An employee who was last on campus on September 11 tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The staff member is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Staff
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 3, 2020

A student who was tested upon arrival tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 4, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus.The student is self-isolated off campus.There is no campus exposure. 

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 4, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus.The student is self-isolated on campus. There is no campus exposure. 

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Sept. 2, 2020

An employee who was last on campus on Aug. 31, 2020 tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The staff member is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Staff
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 26, 2020

A UMass Amherst student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student is recovering and is self-isolating off-campus. There is no campus exposure. 

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 23, 2020

A UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. This student is a known contact of a confirmed case. The student is recovering and is self-isolating off-campus. There is no campus exposure. 

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 24, 2020

A UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is recovering and is self-isolating off-campus. There is no campus exposure. 

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 22, 2020

A UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is recovering and is self-isolating off-campus. There is no campus exposure. 

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 20, 2020

A UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student is recovering and is self-isolating off-campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 20, 2020

An employee who was last on campus on Aug. 21, 2020 tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The staff member is self-isolated off campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Staff
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 20, 2020

A UMass student who arrived in Amherst tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is recovering and is self-isolating off-campus. No campus exposure. 

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 18, 2020

A UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The positive test was from the UMass Amherst asymptomatic testing program. The student is recovering and is self-isolating off-campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus

Aug. 17, 2020

One UMass student who lives off campus tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The student had no contact with other students and is recovering and self-isolating off-campus.

Number of Reported Cases
1
Campus
UMass Amherst
Category
Student
Isolation Measures
Off Campus
Residence
Off Campus