The UW System Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and individual campus teams are actively monitoring and responding to developing events related to the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19.
June 1, 2020
UW System Coronavirus/COVID-19 EOC Update June 1, 2020 Overview Russia reports it has found a promising drug and is fast-tracking for approval. Brazil case counts continue to spike. Around world, higher altitude areas seeing fewer positive cases. West Point class brought back to campus for graduation; all cadets tested, and 1.5% are positive and are […]
May 29, 2020
UW System Coronavirus/COVID-19 EOC Update May 29, 2020 Overview Six million cases internationally, with severe increases in Brazil and Russia. President Trump announced U.S. is pulling out of WHO and eliminating funding. Nationally, 1,100 deaths daily on three-day rolling average, not as high as peak but had dropped to about 600. About 60,000 health care […]
May 27, 2020
UW System Coronavirus/COVID-19 EOC Update May 27, 2020 Overview WHO has designated the Americas as the driving force for the pandemic, with Brazil second behind the U.S. in the number of cases. The case count in Wisconsin increased significantly with 601 new cases. Hospitals are planning for an increase of bed use in next 7-10 […]
May 20, 2020
UW System Coronavirus/COVID-19 EOC Update May 20, 2020 Overview WHO reported more cases in last 24 hours than any single day previously, 106,000, with concern growing for poor countries. Concerns how Florida and Georgia are reporting cases. Ventilators may prove more effective than previously thought; also steroids may help recovery. More evidence of ‘superspreader’ events; […]
May 18, 2020
UW System Coronavirus/COVID-19 EOC Update May 18, 2020 Overview Vaccination rates among youth continue to tumble, raising questions about in-person classes in schools this fall. Also seeing more post-infectious inflammatory disorders in children, including COVID toes and symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease. Brazil expected to be global hotspot as virus spreading rapidly due to lack […]
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Read the memos from President Ray Cross on UW System’s COVID-19 response.
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