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Reported Cases

Western Kentucky University maintains this page to inform the campus and community about the number of COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff on the main campus in Bowling Green. Members of the campus community who receive a positive test result are required to contact WKU's COVID-19 Response Team at 270-745-2019 within four hours to report the positive test result.  

Confidentiality laws prohibit the University from disclosing identifying information about affected individuals. Any individual who has tested positive will be required to isolate.  

WKU's COVID dashboard will most often be updated on Tuesdays and Fridays.  


Report a Positive Test Result to WKU


Running Total of Positive Cases Within the WKU Community*

Since August 12, 2021 - Includes recovered cases


Positive Cases Reported this Period*

November 29 - December 2


*Counts include all WKU students, faculty, and staff regardless of whether the individual lives on campus or has physically been on WKU's campus. 




Self-Reported Vaccination Rate

Percent of respondents who indicated partial or complete vaccination. (8,652 student and faculty/staff submissions as of 12/03/21.)

All members of the WKU Community are asked to report COVID vaccination status at https://app.wku.edu/vaccine/


89% of respondents are vaccinated


On-Campus Quarantine/Isolation*

Current reporting period





*Individuals whose permanent address is within 3 hours of campus are asked to quarantine/isolate at their permanent/home address.  If you have questions about on-campus isolation, please contact WKU's COVID Response Team at 270-745-2019.  



Running Total of Positive Cases (Students)

Since August 12, 2021 - Includes recovered cases


Positive Cases Reported this Period (Students)

November 29 - December 2



Running Total of Positive Cases (Faculty, Staff and On-Campus Contractors)

Since August 12, 2021 - Includes recovered cases


Positive Cases Reported this Period (Faculty, Staff and On-Campus Contractors)

November 29 - December 2



Updated December 3, 2021

Next Scheduled Update: December 7, 2021


Previous Case Counts

Report a Positive Test Result to WKU


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Warren County is part of the Barren River District Health Department.  More information about cases reported in our region is available here. 
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Kentucky COVID-19 monitoring data is available through this site.  



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 Last Modified 12/3/21