ST. LOUIS- Many Missouri and Illinois colleges and universities are starting a new semester with guidelines in place to keep students, faculty, and employees safe during the pandemic.
Institutions have pages on their websites devoted to COVID-19. Some even are keeping count of the number of cases on campus.
Here is a list to the COVID-19 information for nearly two dozen schools as of 9/10:
University of Missouri-Columbia: 95 active cases as of 9/25 and 1451 recovered (1,546 total cases)
Missouri State University: 961 positive cases between 8/23- 9/20 (66 cases in the last 7 days)
St. Louis University: 136 positive cases since 8/10
Missouri S & T: 105 positive cases since 8/24
Southeast Missouri State: 187 positive cases since 07/27
Maryville University: 66 positive cases since 8/17
Truman State University: 13 active cases; 76 recovered (89 total)
Lindenwood University: 115 cases
University of Missouri- Kansas City: 27 active cases; 54 recovered (81)
Fontbonne University: 8 cases reported since 8/17
University of Missouri – St. Louis: 23 students and 5 employees as of 9/25
University of Central Missouri: 33 active cases; 416 recovered as of 9/25
Missouri Western: 19 active cases as of 9/25
Harris-Stowe State University: 0 cases reported as of 9/14
Washington University: Classes start Sept. 14 (Brown School, School of Law, School of Medicine begin earlier)
Webster University: 72 confirmed cases as of 9/25
University of Illinois: 1,741 students have tested positive between 8/17-9/8. The 7-day average positivity rate is 0.9%.
Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville: 17 students and faculty since Aug. 1 (last updated 8/28)
Southern Illinois University- Carbondale: 149 positive cases since 8/20