COVID-19 Testing Dashboard Updated November 25, 2020

This dashboard includes final numbers for Washington and Lee's Ongoing Testing Program for the Fall Term, which began on Aug. 24 and ended on Nov. 24. A new dashboard will be posted for the Winter Term/Spring Semester at the completion of arrival testing, which begins the week of Jan. 11, 2021.

7-Day Rolling Test Results as of Nov. 24, 2020

Students and Employees Tested
Positive Results
7-Day Positivity Rate

Cumulative Test Results – From Aug. 24 to Nov. 24, 2020

Total Students and Employees Tested
Positive Results
Cumulative Positivity Rate

Testing data reported above are based on the university's ongoing diagnostic/indicated/surveillance testing.

  • The data above include diagnostic testing of symptomatic individuals, testing of asymptomatic contacts (students and employees), as well as weekly surveillance testing of high-risk groups, indicated and/or random population sampling.
  • The data are being communicated to state and local health departments (Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Data).

Read more about W&L's COVID-19 Testing Plan.

Total positive cases reported by date illustrates arrival and ongoing campus-based testing results, and also includes self-reported results from local testing:

*All 17 of the cases on September 22 were previously identified as contacts of known cases and were already quarantining at the time of their tests.

Isolation and Quarantine (I/Q) Occupancy

Total Bed Capacity
Beds in Use
Current Week's I/Q Bed Occupancy

Final Report of W&L Arrival COVID-19 Testing Results

Completed as of August 24, 2020
Total Students Tested
Student Positive Result
Student Positivity Rate

Total Employees Tested
Employee Positive Result
Employee Positivity Rate

Arrival testing data reported above are based on W&L’s arrival testing program, which included testing of all arriving students and employees between Aug. 5 and Aug. 24.

  • Data include W&L campus and self-reported arrival testing for students and employees.
  • Data do not include 98 students who tested positive for COVID-19 in the three months before campus arrival (4.6% prior 3-month infection rate).
  • All positive test results from campus testing are communicated to VDH and the Central Shenandoah Health District (Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Data).
Arrival Testing
Date Positive Result ReceivedStudentEmployee
Aug. 19, 2020 1 0
Aug. 9, 2020 0 1

W&L COVID-19 Environment Levels

W&L has developed COVID-19 environment levels to provide the university with a structured approach to responding to the pandemic as we return to campus and in-person instruction. Read more about the environmental level indicator and the 13 key indicators.