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File. Students wear face coverings while walking on the campus of Bowling Green State University.

Bowling Green State University has another 130 positive coronavirus cases for the reporting week.

That includes 126 students and four staff, from Sept. 23-29; 72% of the cases were off-campus students.

For the last period, there were 116 cases, made up of 114 students , one faculty and one staff. The cumulative number is 407, which includes 401 students, one faculty and five staff, from Aug. 20-Sept. 29.

“This week, there has been a slight increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in comparison to our last reporting period, and, with increased cases comes in increased number of contacts who need to quarantine,” said Ben Batey, chief health officer, in a Wednesday update to the community.

There are 18 students currently isolated in university housing, with 85% beds available, as of Sept/. 29.

There are currently 32 students quarantined in residence halls, as of Sept. 29.

The university conducted 123 tests from Sept. 21-29. There were two positives cases, or a 1.6% positivity rate.

There have been a total of 720 tests with 18 positives and an overall positivity rate of 2.5%.

During the pandemic, the BGSU Counseling Center is offering its services via telehealth at 419-372-2081. The center has put together COVID-19 counseling resources to keep you up to date on COVID-19 and various ways to cope/offer support during this time.

The BGSU COVID-19 Response Hotline is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Staff can answer questions regarding COVID-19 and related topics. Students, faculty and staff can email health@bgsu.edu or call the hotline if they have a pending COVID-19 test, or to report a positive result to begin contact tracing. To call the hotline, reach out at 419-372-3000.

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