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UK releases new results of student COVID-19 testing

The university has multiple COVID testing sites set up across campus. The one at Kroger Field is the only drive-up site.
The university has multiple COVID testing sites set up across campus. The one at Kroger Field is the only drive-up site.(WKYT)
Published: Aug. 7, 2020 at 2:27 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 10, 2020 at 3:20 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The University of Kentucky has released data of student COVID-19 testing.

Since the first day of testing last Monday, the university has done 7,027 tests with 41 positive results.

Last Monday, UK began the first round of its plan to test 30,000 students.

The university’s positivity rate is now at 0.6%.

The university says the results are on a three-day delay.

UK says they will update the testing data on a daily basis. You can find the results here.

Between Aug. 3 and Aug. 22, testing for all students will be available at no cost at five sites on campus and offered through Lexington-based testing and genomics company, Wild Health.

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