University officials sharing as much COVID information as they can

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – COVID-19 infections are on the rise on university campuses across the state.

University of South Dakota President Sheila Gestring says they are now sharing as much infection information as they can.


That dashboard now shows four employees and 94 students with active infections. There are also 406 students in quarantine or isolation.

Gestring says they are working with a constantly changing infection model.

Gestring says they have also reached out to the community for help when students leave the campus.

A facemask mandate has been imposed on the USD campus for all students, employees and visitors.