Ball State reported 10 positive COVID-19 cases among students and employees March 14-20, according to the Ball State COVID-19 dashboard.
This accounts for a 233.33 percent increase in cases from the previous week.
March 14-20 was the first week after spring break and the first full week without a campus mask mandate. Nevertheless, the number of positive cases remained lower than that of the week before spring break.
Campus vaccination rates for full- and part-time employees remained at 74 percent. This number indicates all those faculty, professional, service and staff employees who are fully vaccinated. Ball State does not currently publicly report the number of students who have received their full vaccination series.
People ages 5 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Everyone ages 12 and older are eligible for a Pfizer booster shot at least five months after their second dose, and adults ages 18 and older are eligible for a Moderna shot at least five months after their second dose. Those ages 18 and older who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are eligible for a second dose at least two months after their first.
If you have not yet received your COVID-19 vaccine, you can find a vaccination location near you and sign up for an appointment at ourshot.in.gov.