Coronavirus cases are continuing to climb at the University of Alabama, with more than 1,000 students testing positive for COVID-19 since the start of on-campus classes last week.
The school’s COVID-19 dashboard shows that 492 students across their three campuses tested positive for the virus between Tuesday and Thursday, bringing the total number of cases since Aug. 19 — when the fall semester began — to 1,063.
Those numbers do not include the 305 students who tested positive prior to the start of on-campus classes.
A majority of the cases are at the university’s main campus in Tuscaloosa. According to the dashboard, 1,043 students have tested positive since Aug. 19.
In a press release on Friday, the university said that none of the students who have tested positive have been hospitalized.
“Our exposure notification efforts