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Pitt’s CoVax Vaccination Center located at the bottom of Nordenberg Hall.

Pitt adds 414 new COVID-19 cases since Jan. 4

By Martha Layne, News Editor January 13, 2022
Pitt officials said Thursday that 209 students and 205 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Jan. 4 to Jan. 11.
The CMRO recommends students avoid unmasked indoor gatherings Halloween weekend and says the Pitt CoVax Vaccination Center will offer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 as early as Nov. 4.

Pitt adds 100 new COVID-19 cases since Dec. 1

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor December 9, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 69 students and 31 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Dec. 1 to Dec. 7. The number of new student cases per day are, on average, the highest of the semester, which officials said is of “some concern.”
Students, pictured, at a late January vaccination clinic hosted by Pitt and the Allegheny County Health Department.

Students welcome Pitt’s new vaccine mandate

By Abby Cardilli, Staff Writer December 7, 2021
Pitt’s vaccination policy, which requires that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against COVID-19, went into effect Monday. The stakes for unvaccinated students who don’t get an exemption are high — disenrollment for the spring semester.
Pitt will implement a COVID-19 vaccine requirement after Thanksgiving break, on Dec. 6. COVID-19 cases remain low.

Pitt adds 69 new COVID-19 cases since Nov. 10

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor November 18, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 43 students and 26 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Nov. 10 to Nov. 16.
The CMRO said the Pitt CoVax Vaccination Center will offer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 as early as Nov. 4.

Pitt adds 61 new COVID-19 cases since Nov. 3

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor November 11, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 35 students and 26 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Nov. 3 to Nov. 9.
The Pitt CoVax Center is ready to administer COVID-19 booster shots to eligible individuals once the CDC releases guidance about boosters and vaccination for children ages 5-11.

Pitt adds 44 new cases since Oct. 27

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor November 4, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 24 students and 20 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Oct. 27 to Nov. 2.
The Pitt CoVax Center is ready to administer COVID-19 booster shots to eligible individuals once the CDC releases guidance about boosters and vaccination for children ages 5-11.

Pitt adds 37 new COVID-19 cases since Oct. 20

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor October 28, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 23 students and 14 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Oct. 20 to Oct. 26
Pitt’s CoVax Vaccination Center — located at the bottom of Nordenberg Hall — recently expanded its hours to daily operations, and will offer flu shots starting next Wednesday.

Pitt adds 42 new COVID-19 cases since Oct. 6

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor October 21, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 29 students and 13 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Oct. 13-19.
Pitt’s CoVax Vaccination Center located at the bottom of Nordenberg Hall.

Pitt adds 37 new COVID-19 cases since Oct. 6

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor October 14, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 24 students and 13 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Oct. 6 to Oct. 12.
Pitt’s CoVax Vaccination Center located at the bottom of Nordenberg Hall.

Pitt adds 51 new COVID-19 cases since Sept. 29

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor October 7, 2021
Pitt officials said Thursday that 32 students and 19 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5.
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