The University of Maryland reported 37 positive results Thursday from its on-campus testing, the highest daily total of the semester and second-highest total of the academic year, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard.
The university reported an additional 2,555 negative tests Thursday, the second-most negative tests recorded in a single day.
The results reported Thursday have a positivity rate of 1.43 percent. So far this academic year, university-administered tests have yielded an overall positivity rate of 0.91 percent, according to the dashboard.
The daily positivity rates for university-administered tests reported Tuesday and Wednesday also exceeded the overall positivity rate. Results reported Tuesday had a positivity rate of 18.75 percent and Wednesday’s results had a positivity rate of 1.76 percent.
Additionally, six students self-reported positive tests to the university Thursday, but these results are unconfirmed, according to the dashboard. Since Tuesday, 42 students have self-reported positive results.