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.
|Location||New cases||7-day trailing average||Per 100k*||1-week trend||2-week trend||% Fully Vaccinated|
|Medford/Somerville Campus (4/20)||0||0.43||6||-86%||-81%||–|
|Medford (4/20)||15||12.86||22||-6%||+14%||28% (3/30)|
|Somerville (4/14)||19||13.43||16||-25%||-27%||23% (4/13)|
|Middlesex County (4/21)||269||303||19||-25%||-25%||30%|
*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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