DEVELOPING: Tracking COVID-19 at Tufts

Last updated: 4/22/2021 at 5:49 p.m. (EDT)

The Medford/Somerville campus reported no new cases on Tuesday, the same as the day before.

Three COVID-19 cases were reported on the Medford/Somerville campus from April 14 to Tuesday.

The seven-day trailing average number of new cases on the Medford/Somerville campus was 0.43 on Tuesday, down from 0.86 the day before. 0.43 is the lowest recorded average case per day metric since the Daily began tracking COVID-19 cases on Tufts’ campuses in mid-January.

There were 23 individuals in isolation on the Medford/Somerville campus on Tuesday, down from 25 the day before.

Five hundred and fifteen COVID-19 cases have been reported on the Medford/Somerville campus since Aug. 3, 2020, consisting of students, faculty, staff and affiliates.

According to the New York Times, 30% of all residents of Middlesex County are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

LocationNew cases7-day trailing averagePer 100k*1-week trend2-week trend% Fully Vaccinated
Medford/Somerville Campus (4/20)00.436-86%-81%
Medford (4/20)1512.8622-6%+14%28% (3/30)
Somerville (4/14)1913.4316-25%-27%23% (4/13)
Middlesex County (4/21)26930319-25%-25%30%
Massachusetts (4/21)1596168824-16%-19%31%
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.

Note: A dash (-) represents missing data. The numeral (0) represents the number “zero.”

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