By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The University of Pittsburgh says 18 more students have tested positive for coronavirus since Tuesday.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed While Driving For Uber In Pittsburgh Remembered For His 'Big Smile'
The University says 18 students since Sept. 15 have tested positive for COVID-19. These results come from both surveillance and symptomatic testing. Meanwhile, 64 student cases are actively in isolation.READ MORE: Former Steelers WR Ryan Switzer Says Son Is Moving From ICU After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Surgery
There have been no new staff or faculty cases on the Pittsburgh campus, but there were two employees on the Johnstown campus who tested positive this week. No students on other campuses have tested positive.
The University of Pittsburgh’s COVID-19 Medical Response Office says the lower number of new cases suggests mitigation efforts are working.MORE NEWS: Suspect Sentenced To 20-40 Years In Prison For Fineview Shooting
These new cases bring the Pittsburgh campus’ five-day moving average of positive cases from 5.2 to 3.6.