Iowa State University has released the results of the first round of COVID-19 tests for students moving back to campus.
The information shows 3,037 students moving into the residence halls and campus apartments took tests. 66 Students or 2.2 % tested positive.2,971 students tested negative (97.8%). The school is providing isolation rooms for those who test positive and quarantine rooms for those who are notified they’ve been exposed to someone with a positive test. I-S-U reports that about half of those who tested positive returned home to complete their isolation. The school will do more testing next week. I-S-U is the only state university requiring the tests. An I-S-U spokesperson says the students must isolate for ten days, and have no fever for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing medications, and see improvement of other symptoms. They do not have to be retested to leave isolation.