After seeing a rapid increase in cases last week, the University reported “much-reduced numbers” in the past few days according to an email sent from the Health Intervention Communication Team, and reported no new positive tests on Thursday.
Coronavirus cases have continued to rise within the University community, with the Seton Hall reporting one additional case on Wednesday for a total of 35 cases in October alone, at least 15 of which were said to be either “related” or detected through contact tracing.
One off-campus and two on-campus cases of the coronavirus were detected through Seton Hall’s testing protocol on Tuesday, according to a late-night update to the University’s dashboard. The numbers come after the University reported no new cases for the first time in six days on Monday.
Seton Hall is hosting a series of virtual experiences and activities for students, parents and alumni as part of its Seton Hall Week which will run from Oct. 23 to Oct. 30.
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Seton Hall reported eight new cases of the coronavirus early Sunday morning, pushing the total number of cases the University has seen since the start of the semester to 37. Seven of the cases, which were detected on Saturday, were reported in five off-campus and two on-campus students all connected to the South Orange campus. The eighth case was said to be an employee who was found to be infected on Friday through outside testing.The University has now detected 30 total coronavirus cases during the month of October – 25 of which were found in the last seven days – accounting for 80% of all cases since Seton Hall reopened in August.The University has now detected 30 total coronavirus cases during the month of October – 25 of which were found in the last seven days – accounting for 80% of all cases since Seton Hall reopened in August.
Seton Hall reported six new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the University’s total cases since the pandemic began to 36. Twenty-nine cases were reported since the fall semester began, with 19 cases — nearly two-thirds of the semester’s total — reported in the past week alone.
Seton Hall reports four new coronavirus cases in highest recorded single-day increase; several cases said to be ‘related’By Nicholas Kerr | Oct. 22
Seton Hall recorded four new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday evening, its highest single-day increase. According to the Health Intervention and Communication Team (HICT) dashboard, three of the cases appear to be related to another confirmed case from Oct. 20 – another first for the University which, until this point, had only reported isolated cases.
The Maplewood auxiliary police force will be disarmed and indefinitely suspended, the Maplewood Township Committee voted Tuesday.
Seton Hall’s Division of Volunteer Efforts’ (DOVE) will end its “Christmas in October” toy drive on Oct. 22.
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Student Services hosted an online “panel on policing” last Thursday to discuss criminal justice and inequality in South Orange and beyond.
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The University’s Hybrid Flexible or “HyFlex” instruction modality will continue into the spring 2021 semester, according to an email from the Office of the Provost sent out on Tuesday.
Dozens of students entered isolation after “super-spreader events” were blamed for COVID-19 outbreaks at Monmouth University and Iona College this week.
Village reports worst day since April for positive coronavirus cases as numbers continues to grow statewideBy Nicholas Kerr | Oct. 13
South Orange Village President Sheena Collum announced five new coronavirus cases in the Village on Monday. According to Collum, the cases all appear to be unrelated but noted that in the last several days the Village has been made aware of “large house parties” within the Columbia High School community, which serves students from both South Orange and Maplewood.
More than 100 students and community members gathered for a vigil on the University Green Friday night to honor Breonna Taylor and other Black men and women who were killed by police.
Seton Hall women’s basketball team and Black Caucus to host vigil honoring Breonna Taylor and others killed by policeBy Justin Sousa | Oct. 8
Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team, along with members of Seton Hall’s Black Caucus, will host a vigil on the University Green Friday to honor of Breonna Taylor and several other Black men and women who have been killed by police.