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Fall 2021 COVID-19 Dashboard

Data for the Fall 2021 Semester is reported starting on 8/15/2021. For clarifications on the terminology used below, please see our data definitions.


Vaccinated on-campus students are currently being tested once per week. There are a small number of students granted an exemption from vaccination, and they are being tested twice per week.

New Cases
for 9/24/2021
Total Cases
Active: 1
Resolved: 4
Total: 5
Results: 10523
Pos. Rate: 0.05%
Avg Return: 24.0hrs
Occupied: 0
Beds*: 0
% Open: n/a%
Updated 9/25/2021 1:00 PM


Vaccinated on-campus employees are currently being tested once per week. There are a small number of employees granted an exemption from vaccination requirements, and they are being tested twice per week.

New Cases
for 9/24/2021
Total Cases
Active: 1
Resolved: 3
Total: 4
Results: 3578
Pos. Rate: 0.11%
Avg Return: 24.0hrs
Updated 9/25/2021 1:00 PM

All numbers above reflect testing administered by Hamilton College for students and employees currently living or working on campus. In some cases, positive tests administered by a third party testing source are reported to the college. Those results are not reflected in the statistics.

Local and State

Hamilton College is in the Mohawk Valley Region of New York State.

New Cases (9/24)
Oneida Co: 100
Region: 236
NY State: 5288
Tests (9/24)
Oneida Co: 3903
Region: 6186
NY State: 209381
Source: New York State Statewide COVID-19 Testing

For more information about COVID-19 in our region, please visit the Oneida County COVID-19 Dashboard.

Dashboard Questions?

Please contact the Dean of Students Office at dosdept@hamilton.edu or 315-859-4020. Media inquiries should be directed to Vige Barrie, vbarrie@hamilton.edu.

Data Definitions

Students - All students that are residing in on-campus housing during the current term.
Employees - All employees that have been on campus within 7 days of being tested. In this case, employee numbers include contractors and temporary workers.
New Cases - The number of individuals that tested positive on the given date.
Active Cases - The number of individuals currently in isolation due to having tested positive.
Resolved Cases - The number of individuals that are no longer in isolation due to having tested positive.
Total Cases - Total number of cases since tracking began (active plus resolved).
Positive Test - A test result that indicates the person has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus (not the antibody).
Test Results - Includes test results returned from on campus testing by Hamilton College in partnership with the Broad Institute.
Third Party Cases - Positive tests reported from testing sources other than Hamilton College. Third party cases are only reported when Human Resources is notified, and the individual was on campus during the exposure period.
Average Return - The average number of hours between the test being administered and the results being reported.
Positivity Rate - Percentage of individuals testing positive out of total test results returned.
Quarantine - A person is placed in quarantine if they have close contact with an individual that has tested positive. This number reflects students placed in quarantine due to testing administered by Hamilton College, and does not reflect arrival or state quarantines.
* Quarantine Beds - Number of quarantine beds managed by Hamilton College (includes occupied and available). The College may expand inventory as necessary.
Quarantine % Open - Percentage of quarantine beds that are NOT occupied by someone in quarantine.

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