Arizona State University announced Wednesday it will start reporting Covid-19 cumulative cases among students, faculty and staff, according to President Michael Crow.
The announcement came during a news briefing where university leadership addressed questions from the media about not including this metric in the reports it publishes on its website. Instead, the university has been reporting total known positive cases.
Some context: On Monday, the university said that as of Sunday, there were 807 total known positives among students out of a student body of 74,500.
These numbers do not include online students. The university also reported a total of 18 known positive cases among 12,400 faculty and staff members. As of Sunday, the university reported it had collected tests results from approximately 48,152 students and employees since Aug. 1.