Ohio State’s COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped nearly 6 percent since Jan. 25. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo Editor

Ohio State’s COVID-19 positivity rate has decreased by almost 6 per cent since the end of January and reached 1.31 percent on Thursday, according to Safe and sound Buckeyes dashboard.

This positivity rate includes students, faculty, and staff both on and off campus. According to the dashboard, 97 of the 7,427 tests administered in the past week were positive.

The vaccination rate for students, faculties and staff is 93.1 percent, according to the dashboard.

All students living in university-run housing are required to be tested weeklyregardless of vaccination status.

Members of the university community can receive a booster shot at Wilce Student Health Center.