UA System COVID-19 Dashboard Returns, Reports 69% Employees Vaccinated
The University of Alabama System has reintroduced its COVID-19 Dashboard, offering a look at how vaccination and infection rates are trending among its three campuses.
As of Aug. 17, more than 69% of the UA System's employees are have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The campus breakdown is as follows:
- Tuscaloosa: >72.4%
- Birmingham: >72%
- Huntsville: >63%
Vaccine administration to the System's "broader communities" totals nearly 278,000, the lion's share of which is in Birmingham.
Current COVID-19 infections are relatively low across all campuses, with the University of Alabama's Tuscaloosa campus having the most reported positive cases for the week of Aug. 9-15.
The campus breakdown is as follows:
- Tuscaloosa: 56 COVID-positive students | 26 COVID-positive faculty/staff
- Birmingham: 27 COVID-positive students | 22 COVID-positive faculty/staff
- Huntsville: 11 COVID-positive students | 3 COVID-positive faculty/staff
System-wide COVID-19 cases remain low, with 94 students and 51 faculty and staff currently having the virus.
For more information about this data, check out the full breakdown on the University of Alabama's COVID-19 Dashboard at healthinfo.ua.edu.