COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Data

This page was updated weekly through August 2022 to keep the Fitchburg State community informed of COVID-19 testing results and vaccination rates. This table indicated the number of tests administered, as well as total negative and positive results. Results from the previous semester and academic year are posted at this archive. This dashboard will no longer receive regular updates as of Aug. 29, 2022.

Fitchburg State results for week ending Aug. 26, 2022

Total Test
Results Processed
Total Negative Tests Total Positive Tests Change in percent positivity from prior week
14 14 (100%) 0 N/A

The university is conducting rapid antigen tests only as of May 16, 2022.

Prior Rapid Antigen Test results

Test Date (Week Ending) Total Test Results Processed Negative Positive
Aug. 19, 2022 21 21 (100%) 0
Aug. 12, 2022 16 16 (100%) 0
Aug. 5, 2022 18 18 (100%) 0
July 29, 2022 73 73 (100%) 0
July 22, 2022 98 98 (100%) 0
July 15, 2022 86 84 (97.7%) 2 (2.3%)
July 8, 2022 68  67 (98.5%) 1 (1.5%)
July 1, 2022 49 49 (100%) 0
June 24, 2022 15 15 (100%) 0
June 17, 2022 16 16 (100%) 0
June 10, 2022 24 24 (100%) 0
June 3, 2022 26 26 (100%) 0
May 27, 2022 36 36 (100%) 0
May 20, 2022 151 146 (96.7%) 5 (3.31%)
May 13, 2022 3 3 (100%) 0
May 6, 2022 7 5 (71.4%) 2 (28.6%)
April 29, 2022 14 5 (35.7%) 9 (64.29%)
April 22, 2022 11 10 (90.9%) 1 (9.09%)
April 15, 2022 5 4 (80%) 1 (20%)
April 8, 2022 6 6 (100%) 0
April 1, 2022 0 0 0
March 25, 2022 3 3 (100%) 0
March 18, 2022 113 113 (100%) 0
March 11, 2022 23 23 (100%) 0
March 4, 2022 5 4 (80%) 1 (20%)
Feb. 25, 2022 2 2 (100%) 0
Feb. 18, 2022 3 3 (100%) 0
Feb. 11, 2022 1 1 (100%) 0
Jan. 28, 2022 2 2 (100%) 0
Jan. 21, 2022 729 676 (92.7%) 53 (7.27%)
Jan. 14, 2022 2 2 (100%) 0
Jan. 7, 2022 5 3 (60%) 2 (40%)

Data below reflects PCR test results processed by the Broad Institute. 

Date (Week Ending) Total Test
Results Processed
Total Negative Tests Total Positive Tests Change in percent positivity from prior week
May 20, 2022 (No PCR testing after May 16) N/A N/A N/A N/A
May 13, 2022 177 172 (97.18%) 5 (2.82%) Higher
May 6, 2022 259 252 (97.3%) 7 (2.7%) Higher
April 29, 2022 336 331 (98.5%) 5 (1.49) Higher
April 22, 2022 250 247 (98.8%) 3 (1.3%) Higher
April 15, 2022 285 283 (99.3%) 2 (0.7%) Lower
April 8, 2022 272 269 (98.9%) 3 (1.1%) Lower
April 1, 2022 270 266 (98.5%) 4 (1.48%) Higher
March 25, 2022 237 235 (99.16%) 2 (0.84%) Higher
March 18, 2022 113 113 (100%) 0 Unchanged
March 11, 2022 34 34 (100%) 0 Lower
March 4, 2022 336 332 (98.8%) 4 (1.19%) Higher
Feb. 25, 2022 286 286 (100%) 0 Lower
Feb. 18, 2022 358 353 (98.6%) 5 (1.4%) Higher
Feb. 11, 2022 413 408 (98.8%) 5 (1.21%) Lower
Feb. 4, 2022 383 371 (96.7%) 12 (3.13%) Lower
Jan. 28, 2022 579 558 (96.4%) 21 (3.63%) Lower
Jan. 21, 2022 1,304 1,249 (95.8%) 55 (4.2%) Lower
Jan. 14, 2022 424 393 (92.7%) 31 (7.3%) Lower
Jan. 7, 2022 382 318 (83.2%) 64 (16.75%) Lower

Calendar Year-to-Date Results

Total Test Results Negative Positive
8,343 8,038 (96.34%)  305 (3.66%)

Year-to-date data above includes results from the Broad Institute as well as rapid antigen tests administered on-campus.


Quarantine/Isolation Data

Date (Week Ending) Quarantine Isolation
Aug. 26, 2022 0 0

Off-Campus Positive Tests

Date (Week Ending) Students Staff
Aug. 26, 2022 1 1

The data in the table above reflects positive test results of Fitchburg State students, faculty or staff members that are disclosed to the university. Posted data is subject to change as disclosures to the university are sometimes delayed by reporting parties.


Vaccination Rates*

Students Faculty/Staff
92% 96%

*Data as of May 2022. The data above is subject to change.


City of Fitchburg Testing Data (as of Aug. 25, 2022)

Total Tests Positive Test Percentage (last 14 days) Case Count (last 14 days) Average daily incidence per 100,000 (last 14 days) Change in Percent Positivity
200,683 9.74% 93 15.8 Higher

Statewide Testing Data (as of Aug. 25, 2022)

Total Tests Positive Test Percentage (last 14 days) Case Count (last 14 days) Average daily incidence per 100,000 (last 14 days) Change in Percent Positivity
47,045,680 7.82% 16,254 16.5 Lower