BYU COVID-19 vaccination rate at 77%

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Approximately 81.6% of BYU students and 84% of faculty and staff have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Nov. 1 — meaning 82% of campus has received at least one dose. Around 77% of students, faculty and staff are fully vaccinated.

This is a slight increase in the vaccination numbers at BYU. The percentage change is minimal; at the beginning of last month on Oct. 4, 81% of campus had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

The current vaccination percentages for BYU as of Nov. 1. Approximately 82% of campus has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (BYU COVID-19 Updates)

Other universities in Utah have seen a slightly larger increase in their student vaccination numbers. According to Robin Ebmeyer, the UVU director of emergency management and safety, UVU students are currently 72% vaccinated as of Nov. 1. This is an 8% increase from the beginning of October. The University of Utah student population is sitting at 81% fully vaccinated as of this week, an increase of 3% from a month ago.

As of Nov. 2, there are 36 active coronavirus cases on BYU’s campus. Since the start of the fall semester, there’s been a total of 481 cases, which makes up 1.2% of the campus community.

BYU “strongly urges students, employees and campus guests to follow recent counsel from the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to get vaccinated and wear masks in public meetings with limited distancing,” according to the university’s COVID-19 updates website.

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