University of Iowa reports 13 new cases of COVID-19

The university reported 13 new cases, 10 among students and three among employees.

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The University of Iowa reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 since Jan. 6, with 10 self-reported cases among students and three among employees. 

Since the university began reporting cases on Aug. 18, 2020, 2,844 students and 376 employees have self-reported they tested positive for the virus. 

Students will return to class for the spring semester on Jan. 25. 

The current 14-day positivity rate in Johnson County is 12.7 percent, according to the Iowa’s coronavirus dashboard. 

Cases in the county are beginning to trend upwards. The 7-day case total on Jan. 8 was 758, up from 650 on Jan. 1.

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