Dalhousie vaccination and testing data

Vaccination coverage, testing volumes and more


Vaccination coverage

Vaccination status of individuals who identified through Campus Check that they intend to be on campus this fall. (Updated: December 7, 2021)

  # on campus Rate of full vaccination
Students 16,257 98.0%
Faculty 1,694 99.1%
Staff 4,166 98.3%
TOTAL 22,533 98.2%
These numbers may change as Campus Check data is resolved.


A total of 416 Dalhousie individuals (328 students, 16 faculty, 72 staff) have identified through Campus Check that they are on-campus but are not fully vaccinated or preferred not to disclose. These individuals are receiving instructions on their required twice-weekly testing and reporting their results through the Campus Check software.


Testing

Tests completed or distributed through Dalhousie's on-campus asymptomatic rapid testing program. (Updated: December 7, 2021)

  In-person tests (Halifax) In-person tests (Truro)
Take-home kits distributed Total Positive results reported
Aug 30 - Sept 3   52 28 506 586 0
Sept 6 - 10 126 25 1,006 1,147 1
Sept 13 - 17 216 62 2,244 2,522 0
Sept 20 - 24 247 77 3,933 4,257 2
Sept 27 - Oct 1 425 60 7,106 7,501 0
Oct 4 - 8 195 60 8,112 8,365 0
Oct 12 - 15 100 31 5,631
5,762 2
Oct - 18-22 100
41 3,841 3,982 0
Oct 25-29 81 14 6,264 6,359 0
Nov 1-5 111 36 4,186 4,333 0
Nov 8-12 37 7 3,574 3,618 0
Nov 15-19 117 19 7,564 7,770 0
Nov 22-26 53 31 3,786 3,860 0
Nov 29-Dec 3 56 10 7,040 7,106 0
TOTAL 1,916 501 58,439 65,335
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Positive results through Dalhousie's rapid testing program are directed to PCR/lab testing through Nova Scotia Health to confirm the result. Nova Scotia Health does not report PCR test results directly to Dalhousie.


Campus Check completion rates

Percentage of individuals who have completed the Campus Check process — in doing so providing proof of full vaccination, agreeing to complete twice-weekly testing, or identifying that they will not be on campus this fall. (Updated: December 7, 2021)

  Campus Check completion rate
ALL STUDENTS 91.1%
Full-time students
95.4%
Part-time students 81.6%
Students living in residence 99.9%
ALL FACULTY 92.9%
DFA 100%
Other 85.5%
ALL STAFF
91.5%
NSGEU 77 99.1%
NSGEU 99 97.2%
DPMG 99.3%
Other 86.8%
DALHOUSIE TOTAL 91.1%
Many of the remaining individuals who have not completed their Campus Check are part-time students, faculty and staff. Our review of the data also suggests many may be individuals who are not currently on campus or covered by other vaccination requirements (such as clinical faculty). We are working diligently to close these gaps and increase these completion numbers.
The university continues to follow up with individuals who are not in compliance with the Campus Check process. Suitable consequences (including suspended access to our campuses) are being explored for all of those who haven’t complied in accordance with the Code of Student Conduct and contracts of employment with the University including collective agreements and handbooks.