Total Reported Cases: 240


Sep. 16, 2020

As part of Tarleton’s commitment to provide timely information on COVID-19, students and employees will receive updates on new university-related cases each Wednesday.

To protect the privacy of the larger community, federal, state and local public health officials are providing only limited case information. Tarleton has adopted this approach as well to safeguard the physical and mental well-being of those affected by COVID-19.

Thirty-three new positive cases have been reported for the week of Sept. 6-12, 2020. To date, 240 direct and indirect university-related cases have been reported, with 209 recovered and 31 in isolation.

As a proactive measure, Tarleton attempts to communicate initially with members of the campus community who may have been in close contact with the positive cases. That information will assist in contact tracing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines close contact as being within six feet of someone with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes, beginning 48 hours before symptoms start, regardless of whether face coverings are worn.

embers of the campus community are encouraged to self-monitor and be tested should they experience symptoms. Testing for COVID-19 is covered for BlueCross BlueShield of Texas members with no prior authorization needed and no member copays, deductibles or co-insurance.



Sep. 9, 2020

As part of Tarleton’s commitment to provide timely information on COVID-19, students and employees will receive updates on new university-related cases each Wednesday.

To protect the privacy of the larger community, federal, state and local public health officials are providing only limited case information. Tarleton has adopted this approach as well to safeguard the physical and mental well-being of those affected by COVID-19.

Forty-nine new positive cases have been reported for the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2020. To date, 207 direct and indirect university-related cases have been reported, with 166 recovered and 41 in isolation.

As a proactive measure, Tarleton attempts to communicate initially with members of the campus community who may have been in close contact with the positive cases. That information will assist in contact tracing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines close contact as being within six feet of someone with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes, beginning 48 hours before symptoms start, regardless of whether face coverings are worn.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to self-monitor and be tested should they experience symptoms. Testing for COVID-19 is covered for BlueCross BlueShield of Texas members with no prior authorization needed and no member copays, deductibles or co-insurance.


Sep. 2, 2020

As part of Tarleton’s commitment to provide timely information on COVID-19, students and employees will receive updates on new university-related cases each Wednesday.

To protect the privacy of the larger community, federal, state and local public health officials are providing only limited case information. Tarleton has adopted this approach as well to safeguard the physical and mental well-being of those affected by COVID-19.

Eighty-seven new positive cases have been reported for the week of Aug. 23-Aug. 29, 2020. To date, 158 direct and indirect university-related cases have been reported, with 71 recovered and 87 in isolation.

As a proactive measure, Tarleton attempts to communicate initially with members of the campus community who may have been in close contact with the positive cases. That information will assist in contact tracing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines close contact as being within six feet of someone with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes, beginning 48 hours before symptoms start, regardless of whether face coverings are worn.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to self-monitor and be tested should they experience symptoms. Testing for COVID-19 is covered for BlueCross BlueShield of Texas members with no prior authorization needed and no member copays, deductibles or co-insurance.


Aug. 26, 2020

As part of Tarleton’s commitment to provide timely information on COVID-19, students and employees will receive updates on new university-related cases each Wednesday.

To protect the privacy of the larger community, federal, state and local public health officials are providing only limited case information. Tarleton has adopted this approach as well to safeguard the physical and mental well-being of those affected by COVID-19.

Twenty-three new positive cases have been reported for the week of Aug. 16-Aug. 22, 2020. To date, 71 direct and indirect university-related cases have been reported, with 49 recovered and 22 in isolation.

As a proactive measure, Tarleton attempts to communicate initially with members of the campus community who may have been in close contact with the positive cases. That information will assist in contact tracing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines close contact as being within six feet of someone with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes, beginning 48 hours before symptoms start, regardless of whether face coverings are worn.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to self-monitor and be tested should they experience symptoms. Testing for COVID-19 is covered for BlueCross BlueShield of Texas members with no prior authorization needed and no member copays, deductibles or co-insurance.


August 19, 2020

As part of Tarleton’s commitment to provide timely information on COVID-19, students and employees will receive updates on new university-related cases each Wednesday.

To protect the privacy of the larger community, federal, state and local public health officials are providing only limited case information. Tarleton has adopted this approach as well to safeguard the physical and mental well-being of those affected by COVID-19.

Four new positive cases have been reported for the week of Aug. 9-Aug. 15, 2020. To date, 48 direct and indirect university-related cases have been reported, with 44 recovered and four in isolation.

As a proactive measure, Tarleton attempts to communicate initially with members of the campus community who may have been in close contact with the positive cases. That information will assist in contact tracing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines close contact as being within six feet of someone with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes, beginning 48 hours before symptoms start, regardless of whether face coverings are worn.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to self-monitor and be tested should they experience symptoms. Testing for COVID-19 is covered for BlueCross BlueShield of Texas members with no prior authorization needed and no member copays, deductibles or co-insurance.



August 12, 2020

As part of Tarleton’s commitment to provide timely information on COVID-19, students and employees will receive updates on new university-related cases each Wednesday.

To protect the privacy of the larger community, federal, state and local public health officials are providing only limited case information. Tarleton has adopted this approach as well to safeguard the physical and mental well-being of those affected by COVID-19.

Four new positive cases have been reported for the week of Aug. 2-Aug. 8, 2020. To date, 44 direct and indirect university-related cases have been reported, with 40 recovered and four in isolation.

Most cases were reported to Tarleton while individuals were away from the university completing distance education or working remotely.

As a proactive measure, Tarleton attempts to communicate initially with members of the campus community who may have been in close contact with the positive cases. That information will assist in contact tracing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines close contact as being within six feet of someone with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes, beginning 48 hours before symptoms start, regardless of whether face coverings are worn.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to self-monitor and be tested should they experience symptoms. Testing for COVID-19 is covered for BlueCross BlueShield of Texas members with no prior authorization needed and no member copays, deductibles or co-insurance.



August 5, 2020

As part of Tarleton’s commitment to provide timely information on COVID-19, students and employees will receive updates on new university-related cases each Wednesday.

This week’s update precedes tomorrow’s 11 a.m. live stream covering the university’s COVID-19 testing program and other safety updates for the fall semester.

To protect the privacy of the larger community, federal, state and local public health officials are providing only limited case information. Tarleton has adopted this approach as well to safeguard the physical and mental well-being of those affected by COVID-19.

Four new positive cases have been reported for the week of July 26-Aug. 1, 2020. To date, 40 direct and indirect university-related cases have been reported, with 36 recovered and four in isolation.

Most cases were reported to Tarleton while individuals were away from the university completing distance education or working remotely.  

As a proactive measure, Tarleton attempts to communicate initially with members of the campus community who may have been in close contact with the positive cases. That information will assist in contact tracing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines  close contact as being within six feet of someone with COVID-19 for more than 15 minutes, beginning 48 hours before symptoms start, regardless of whether face coverings are worn.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to self-monitor and be tested should they experience  symptoms. Testing for COVID-19 is covered for  BlueCross BlueShield of Texas members with no prior authorization needed and no member copays, deductibles or co-insurance.