DEVELOPING: Tracking COVID-19 at Tufts

Last updated: 2/25/2021 at 6:00 p.m. (ET)

The seven-day trailing average number of new cases has risen on the Medford/Somerville campus over the past week.

On Tuesday, the Medford/Somerville campus recorded six new cases, up from four the day before. Students accounted for all of the new cases.

The seven-day trailing average number of new cases on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus was 3.57 on Tuesday, the same as the day before. On 2/16, the seven-day trailing average number of new cases was 2.57.

On Tuesday, there were 61 individuals in isolation on the Medford/Somerville campus, up from 59 the day before.

LocationNew cases7-day trailing averagePer 100k*1-week trend2-week trend
Medford/Somerville Campus (2/23)63.5752+56%-29%
Medford (2/24)1411.2920+3%-34%
Somerville (2/19)1615.1419+7%-28%
Middlesex County (2/24)37229718-9%-28%
Massachusetts (2/24)2102170725-5%-32%
Date in parentheses indicates date with most recently updated data. Per 100k and trends calculated from seven-day trailing average.

*Disclaimer: Testing frequency at Tufts may be higher than in surrounding communities, and therefore may be more efficient at detecting cases.


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