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Purdue Athletics: 0 Active Positive Tests

Way to go, Boilers!

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Purdue currently has 0 positive tests in athletics when it comes to athletes and staff members.

With the season just under 3 weeks away, the importance of low cases is at a premium. With 0 this past week shows that Purdue Student Athletes are doing their jobs, wearing masks and social distancing when they get an opportunity to distance.

With flu season right around the corner, part of the Protect Purdue Initiative, Purdue students are required to get a flu vaccine by October 31st.

Also according to Protect Purdue, it appears that there is 122 active cases currently and have a 2.31% positivity rate over the last 7 days.

Here is a good thread of College Related Covid Illnesses as well. Since Colleges have started testing, it appears we have had over 70,000 positive tests, with 3 hospitalizations and zero deaths.