BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Louisiana State University reports that nearly half of the student body population reporting, nearly 85 percent of the students are partially or fully vaccinated as of Aug. 18.
Additionally, LSU completed its first round of wastewater sampling for the fall at sites across campus – yielding no detectable traces or very low amounts of the virus. Additional testing will continue later this week.
Students living on campus in LSU Residential Life facilities:
- 6,860 have completed entry protocols, 75 percent of the students have reported being partially or fully vaccinated.
Among LSU Greek Life:
- 3,180 students have completed entry protocols, 90 percent reported to be partially or fully vaccinated.
For detection of the prevalence of COVID-19 at LSU, all students who have not received at least one dose of the vaccine will be required to test monthly.
LSU will continue to update this information as more students enter their information into the entry verification portal.