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The student body is free of COVID-19, as of early this week.

“We cur­rently have zero stu­dents in iso­lation — and that’s a good thing,” said Health Service Assistant Linda Snoes.

Approx­i­mately five to 10 stu­dents are tested for the virus daily, according to the Health and Wellness Center. Of the 385 stu­dents who have been tested this semester, 98 have tested pos­itive, and 98 have now recovered.

Michigan health depart­ments admin­ister more than 400,000 COVID-19 tests per day on average, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Ser­vices. MDHHS also reported that there are 117,080 active cases as of Monday in the state. Michigan’s reported fatality rate is 2%. 

If stu­dents feel ill or exhibit symptoms of the virus, they are encouraged to receive a free COVID-19 rapid test from the Health and Wellness Center. The rapid test takes approx­i­mately 15 minutes to determine results and the service is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. — 4 p.m. Stu­dents can also visit the walk-in clinic in town, located at 240 W Car­leton Rd for a free COVID-19 test. The walk-in clinic is open Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. — 6 p.m.