Clusters

Reference this page for current and archived announcements of COVID-19 clusters on the North Carolina A&T campus.

Friday, Jan. 15, 2021: A&T Football Team

University health officials disclosed a cluster today (Friday, Jan. 15) of 7 student athletes on the North Carolina A&T football team who have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours. A cluster is defined as five or more cases in close proximity to one another.

The positive results were discovered Thursday, Jan. 14, and today. The university is exercising its protocol for quarantining students who have tested positive.

The university is tracing interactions of those who may have been in close contact with students who tested positive. Refer to CDC guidelines to understand how COVID-19 spreads, and contact the Student Health Center at (336) 334-7880 if you have questions or want to be tested.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020: Curtis Hall

University health officials disclosed a cluster today (Tuesday, Nov. 10) of 9 students who have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past two weeks in North Carolina A&T’s Curtis Hall. A cluster is defined as five or more cases in close proximity to one another.

The positive results were discovered today. The university is exercising its protocol for quarantining students who have tested positive.

The university is tracing interactions of those who may have been in close contact with students who tested positive. Refer to CDC guidelines to understand how COVID-19 spreads, and contact the Student Health Center at (336) 334-7880 if you have questions or want to be tested.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020: Aggie Suites F

University health officials disclosed a cluster today (Tuesday, Nov. 10) of 8 students who have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past two weeks in North Carolina A&T’s Aggie Suites F.

A cluster is defined as five or more cases in close proximity to one another.The positive results were discovered today. The university is exercising its protocol for quarantining students who have tested positive.

The university is tracing interactions of those who may have been in close contact with students who tested positive. Refer to CDC guidelines to understand how COVID-19 spreads, and contact the Student Health Center at (336) 334-7880 if you have questions or want to be tested.

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020: Barbee Hall

University health officials disclosed a cluster today (Tuesday, Nov. 3) of 9 students who have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past two weeks in North Carolina A&T’s Barbee Hall. A cluster is defined as five or more cases in close proximity to one another.

An additional 20 students were discovered positive in Barbee on Tuesday Nov. 10 and added to this cluster count for a total of 29. The university is exercising its protocol for quarantining students who have tested positive.

The university is tracing interactions of those who may have been in close contact with students who tested positive. Refer to CDC guidelines to understand how COVID-19 spreads, and contact the Student Health Center at (336) 334-7880 if you have questions or want to be tested.

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020: Marching Band

University health officials disclosed a cluster today (Sunday, Oct. 18) of 10 students who have tested positive for COVID-19 on North Carolina A&T’s marching band. A cluster is defined as five or more cases in close proximity to one another.

Eight positive results were returned Saturday evening and Sunday, prompting band leaders and Student Health Center officials to take aggressive steps to control further spread, including suspending band practices. Further test tracing revealed two band members who had tested positive at various points over the past two weeks. The university is exercising its protocol for quarantining students who have tested positive.

The university is tracing interactions of those who may have been in close contact with students who tested positive. Refer to CDC guidelines to understand how COVID-19 spreads, and contact the Student Health Center at (336) 334-7880 if you have questions or want to be tested.

Friday, Oct. 16, 2020: Men's Basketball Team

Today (Friday, Oct. 16), university health officials disclosed a cluster of five students who have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina A&T’s men’s basketball team. A cluster is defined as five or more cases in close proximity to one another.

Four players tested positive on Wednesday, prompting athletics and Student Health Center officials to take aggressive steps to control any further spread. A positive test came back from an additional team member on Friday morning. Students who have tested positive have either been moved into the university’s isolation/quarantine residence hall or returned home to complete their quarantine period. 

The university has begun the process of contact tracing for those who may have been in close contact with students who have tested positive. A close contact is defined as being within 6 feet of a person who has tested positive for 15 minutes or more while not wearing a mask. Students who have been in that proximity to any basketball team members over the last 72 hours should come to the Student Health Center for COVID testing either Friday or Monday.

The Student Health Center may be contacted at (336) 334-7880.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020: Pride Hall

Today (Thursday, Oct. 8), university health officials discovered a cluster of eight students who have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina A&T’s Pride Hall residence hall. A cluster is defined as five or more cases in close proximity to one another.

Additional testing is being conducted now to determine whether any other students have been infected. Students who have tested positive are either being moved into the university’s isolation/quarantine residence hall or given the option to return home to complete their quarantine period. 

The university has begun the process of contact tracing for those who may have been in close contact with a student who has tested positive.  A close contact is defined as being within 6 feet of a person who has tested positive for 15 minutes or more while not wearing a mask. Students who reside in Pride Hall or have visited Pride Hall in the last 72 hours should come to the Student Health Center for COVID testing either Friday or Monday. Testing will also be available Pride Hall for residents who have not already been tested.

The Student Health Center may be contacted at (336) 334-7880.