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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/25)
944 31 3.3%
Total (8/4)
35,583 2,255 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 25, 2020

Hotel at 8000 feet in the works for two UA alum

Mount Lemmon serves as an important place for many University of Arizona students; a place for solitude, for getting away and for experiencing the outlandishly diverse Southwest landscape. For alumni Andrea and Justin Hafner, however, it served as a place for blasting through the winter snow on makeshift pool toy sleds. Read more

Q&A: COVID-19 edition

Last week, The Daily Wildcat put up a poll on Instagram asking what its followers would like to know about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the top five questions and their answers. Read more

All UA study abroad programs canceled

The University of Arizona has canceled all current study abroad programs for the Spring semester due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. It has also ceased on-campus activities at its micro-campuses and moved their classes online. Read more

UA music professor to serve on National Council for the Arts

Professor Daniel Asia of the University of Arizona has been nominated to the National Council on the Arts. Asia is a professor of music (composition) at the university’s Fred Fox School of Music. According to his profile on the Fred Fox School of Music website, Asia has composed five symphonies and received an Academy Award in Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2010. Read more

What are the different tests for COVID-19 and how do they work?

Nearly a month ago, on March 10, the U.S. had about 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Today, on April 7, the nation has a little over 12,000 confirmed deaths from the disease. What started out as an outbreak localized to one country has turned into a pandemic that has taken siege to at least 209 countries and territories and about 81,000 lives across the globe. Read more