Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in UMass Amherst Community

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in UMass Amherst Community

July 30, 2020

Reported Date

Six UMass students who live off campus tested positive  for the novel coronavirus. All know each other, socialize together and have mild symptoms. They are isolating in their apartments in Amherst. There was no campus exposure.

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

July 9, 2020

Reported Date

A student employee who lives off-campus and was last on campus on June 30, 2020 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

July 1, 2020

Reported Date

An on-campus student tested positive for the novel coronavirus and was last on campus on, July 1, 2020. The student is recovering and is self-isolating on campus in a designated isolation facility. A contact investigation is underway.

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

June 1, 2020

Reported Date

An employee who works at Berkshire Dining Commons and was last on campus on May 14, 2020 has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The employee is recovering and is self-isolating off campus. No known transmission was found.

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

May 1, 2020

Reported Date

An employee who works at the UMass Police Department (UMPD) and was last on campus on Thursday, April 21, tested positive for the novel coronavirus.The employee is recovering and is self-isolating off campus. There was no campus exposure.

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

April 21, 2020

Reported Date

An employee who works on the fourth floor of the Integrated Sciences Building and was last at work on Tuesday,  April 14, tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The employee is recovering and is self-isolating off campus. The university has performed enhanced cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting in the area that the employee worked. More details on this case.

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

April 5, 2020

Reported Date

An employee who works in the Blue Wall Café in the Campus Center and was last on campus on Thursday, April 2, tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The staff member self-isolated off campus. The Blue Wall has been closed until further notice. The university has performed enhanced cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting of the facility. More details on this case. 

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

For all confirmed cases of COVID-19 on campus, university public health officials in collaboration with local and state public health authorities perform contact tracing to identify and notify any individuals who may have been in close contact with this student or employee.