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03/01/22 11:58pm
The University will extend the deadline to Mar. 14 for those who are eligible for a booster shot to upload their information.
02/28/22 10:42pm
Pennsylvania’s average new daily case count this week was the lowest it has been since August, and its hospitalization rate the lowest since September.
02/24/22 11:28pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told The Daily Pennsylvanian that the incentives were created to encourage "good behaviors and smart choices" and to further foster a "community of care." 
02/22/22 1:33pm
University administrators wrote that the requirement to double-mask or use a KN95, N95, or KF95 mask in campus buildings is now reversed. They added that wearing masks indoors is still required.
02/21/22 1:29am
Seventeen bus routes will undergo slight frequency reductions, and those resources will be shifted to other routes with greater ridership.
02/15/22 11:30pm
In response to the favorable trends across the Penn community, particularly undergraduates, the University announced that indoor social gatherings and event registration can resume.
02/09/22 7:42pm
With positive COVID-19 cases among undergraduate students continuing to soar, more students than ever need advice on what to do after receiving a positive test result.
02/09/22 7:36pm
A total of 757 community members tested positive for COVID-19 during the week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 5 — continuing a three-week increasing trend.
02/08/22 12:49am
President Biden promised to mail 500 million free, at-home rapid COVID-19 tests to Americans. Since Jan. 18, individuals have been able to request up to four tests per household online.
02/06/22 10:12pm
According to Philadelphia Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole, most Philadelphians have not yet received the booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine which is necessary to combat the Omicron variant.
02/04/22 12:22am
Students who report their positive test can expect instant information and answers from PennOpen Pass and will automatically be put on the Penn Wellness team’s radar.
02/02/22 11:11pm
Some students said that they felt the University's COVID-19 policies — such as double-masking, testing, and isolation — are not being enforced with enough rigor.
02/01/22 10:26pm
In a Feb. 1 email, Penn announced that the restriction on indoor social gatherings and event registration will remain, citing the doubling of COVID-19 positivity among undergraduate students. 
01/31/22 11:31pm
Citing Penn’s almost 100% vaccination rate and recent campus record high positivity rates, the petition demands the University remove the booster shot requirement. 
01/31/22 12:40am
Penn has been working with the Committee on International Travel Risk Assessment to review study abroad programs and ensure safety among student travelers amid COVID-19.
01/31/22 12:39am
A total of 467 community members tested positive for COVID-19 during the week from Jan. 16 to Jan. 22 — continuing a three-week declining trend in positive cases. 
01/27/22 10:02pm
Compared to the previous week's rate of 2,000 cases per day, Philadelphia reported an average of 996 daily cases this week, PhillyVoice reported.
01/25/22 10:40pm
Penn students in University isolation housing have been forced to grapple with confusing instructions, inadequate communication, and an overall frustrating process.
01/25/22 10:37pm
The University updated its Public Health Guidance on Jan. 25, resuming indoor gatherings for attending class, studying, meetings, and events.
01/25/22 9:40pm
GTP will receive up to $100 million through the sponsored research agreement over 15 years and have access to a 700,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.