Boston University Weekly COVID-19 Report: April 28 to May 4

Boston University publishes its COVID-19 testing data on a public-facing dashboard. Gloria Waters, BU vice president and associate provost for research, and Judy Platt, director of BU Student Health Services, provide a weekly update on the overall health of the BU community.

Between April 28 and May 4, 17 students and 8 faculty and staff tested positive for coronavirus at Boston University. The Brink asked Judy Platt to answer a few key questions on COVID-19 at BU.

Judy Platt, chair of BU’s Medical Advisory Group, oversees clinical management and isolation of students and employees who test positive for coronavirus, and helps manage BU’s contact tracing efforts. She is a cochair of BU’s Vaccine Preparedness Group.

/Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.