UMBC maintains a low COVID-19 positivity rate as the fall semester continues with a mix of online and in-person classes

Between Aug. 27 and Sept. 15, 1,729 faculty, staff and students were tested for COVID-19. Of the documented results from both on and off-campus, just four students and no staff or faculty were positive, putting the university’s current positivity rate at 0.2% — 3.1 percentage points lower than Baltimore County’s positivity rate.