Missouri Southern updates COVID-19 statistics

 11 students and two campus employees have tested positive for COVID-19 on Missouri Southern’s campus. The Wilcoxon Health Center has administered a total of 701 COVID-19 tests. The number of positive student cases increased by four and positive campus employee numbers have not changed, since the last reporting period.

 Positive COVID-19 cases are required to be reported by the Wilcoxon Health Center to the Joplin Health Department. University personnel plans to work in accordance with health officials and MSSU faculty, staff, and students to manage contact tracing, while upholding confidentiality in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, FERPA, and all other applicable laws and regulations.