LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — In an update released Saturday afternoon, the University of Kentucky announced 31 students have tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the UK COVID-19 testing website, those 31 positive results cover a time period through Wednesday, August 5.
As of August 5, UK had conducted 4,950 tests for a 0.6% positivity rate.
Between Aug. 3 and Aug. 22, testing for all students — undergraduate, graduate and professional — will be available at no cost to students at five sites on campus.
Testing is offered through a third-party expert — Lexington-based testing and genomics company, Wild Health — that has been retained by the university.