COVID-19 Confirmed Cases Status Report

Notifications of confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Lewis & Clark are reported regularly on this webpage. A confirmed case is defined as a person who has tested positive for COVID-19. Details of each case are provided by the individuals themselves; the information below is then reported following medical privacy and public health guidelines.  

For guidance on what to do in the event of a positive test, and to understand what is expected of you in the event of a positive test, please visit the Health and Safety Expectations page.

For COVID infection and vaccination data from Multnomah County, and how it compares to the US, Oregon and other counties, COVID ActNow provides clear metrics.

Positive Tests*

Date Reported
On-Campus COVID Tests with Results
On-Campus Positive Tests
On-Campus Positivity Rate*
Off-Campus Positive Tests of Which We Are Aware
Total Known Positive Tests with Campus Impact
October 2021 (last updated October 17)
261
2
.77%*
9
11
September 2021
1326
6
0.45%
12
18
August 2021
783
3
0.38%
0
5**

*For any data reported during the first two weeks of the current month, test positivity rate for on-campus tests will be based on all tests administered in the previous two-week period.

**Includes two external contractors who reported positive tests after working on campus.

Positive Tests with Campus Impact

Date Reported
Role
School
Campus Impact
10/17/2021
student
College of Arts and Sciences

Student living off-campus tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student was last on campus on Friday, October 15. Student is now isolating. Contact tracing is in process.  

10/13/2021
student
College of Arts and Sciences

Student living in residence tested positive for COVID-19. Student was last circulating on campus on Wednesday, October 13. Student has been supported into isolation. Contact tracing is in process.  

10/12/2021
student
Law

Student tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student was last on campus on Wednesday, October 6. Student is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been provided with public health guidance and support.

10/11/2021
student
Law

Student tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student was last on campus on Friday, October 8. Student is now isolating.  Contact tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been provided with public health guidance and support.

10/08/2021
other
Common Services

Contracted staff member tested positive off-campus. This person was last on-campus on Sunday, October 3, and is now isolating. Contact tracing identified no close contacts in the Lewis & Clark community.  

10/08/2021
student
Graduate

Student tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student was last on campus on Tuesday, October 6. Student is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been provided with public health guidance and support.

10/06/2021
faculty / staff
Law

Employee tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Employee was last on campus on Thursday, September 30. Employee is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed. No close contacts were identified among Lewis & Clark community members.

10/05/2021
student
College of Arts and Sciences

Student living off-campus tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student was last on campus on Monday, October 4. Student is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been provided with public health guidance and support.  

10/05/2021
student
College of Arts and Sciences

Residential student tested positive for COVID-19. Student was last circulating on campus on Monday, October 4. The student has been supported into isolation. Contact tracing has been completed, and all close contacts have been provided with public health guidance and support.

10/05/2021
student
College of Arts and Sciences

Student living off-campus tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student was last on campus on Friday, October 1. Student is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed, and close contacts have been provided with public health guidance and support.

10/04/2021
student
College of Arts and Sciences

Residential student tested positive for COVID-19. Student was last circulating on campus on Monday, October 4. The student has been supported into isolation. Contact tracing has been completed, and all close contacts have been provided with public health guidance and support.  

09/30/2021
student
Law

Student tested positive off-campus. Student was last on campus on September 13, and was not on campus during their period of infectiousness. The student is isolating. Contact tracing has been completed.    

09/30/2021
student
College of Arts and Sciences

Student living off-campus tested positive for COVID on campus. Student has been supported into isolation. Contact tracing has been completed, and all close contacts have been provided with public health guidance.  

09/27/2021
faculty / staff
College of Arts and Sciences

Employee tested positive for COVID off-campus. Employee has not been on campus since Thursday, September 16. Employee is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed.

09/27/2021
student
Graduate

Student tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student was last on campus on Tuesday, September 21. Student is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed. No close contacts identified, as student was not on campus during window of infectiousness.  

09/27/2021
student
Graduate

Student tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student was last on campus on Tuesday, September 21. Student is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been notified and provided with public health guidance.

09/27/2021
student
College of Arts and Sciences

Student living off-campus tested positive off-campus. The student was last on campus on Thursday, September 23, and is now isolating. Contract tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been notified and provided with public health guidance.

09/20/2021
student
Law

Student tested positive off-campus for COVID. The student was last on campus on Tuesday, September 14, and is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been notified and provided with public health guidance.

09/17/2021
student
Law

Student tested positive for COVID-19 off-campus. Student is now isolating. Contact tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been notified and provided with public health guidance.

09/15/2021
student
Graduate

Student tested positive off campus for COVID-19. The student was last on campus Thursday, September 9, and is now isolating. Contract tracing has been completed. All close contacts have been notified and provided with public health guidance.