Latest information about COVID-19
Last Updated: October 13, 2020 4:00 PM, China Standard Time
By NYU Shanghai
Relevance: All NYU Shanghai
Daily Situation Reports
World Health Organization daily situation reports
CDC 2019 COVID-19 Situation Summary
Latest statistics on Coronavirus with info about cases in Shanghai by District (Chinese)
COVID-19 Dashboard Tracking Global Cases (by Johns Hopkins CSSE)
Shine.cn Updates on the Coronavirus Epidemic (Shanghai-related news)
Coronavirus Live Updates (New York Times)
Confirmed cases: 1056
Currently hospitalized: 64
NYU Shanghai: 2*
*Two students tested positive for COVID-19 after studying away in London. Both have since recovered.
Class of 2024 FAQs
Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
NYU Shanghai Teaching & Learning Toolkits
NYU COVID-19 Updates Page
NYU Health Alert: 2019 Novel Coronavirus
New Access Restrictions to NYU Shanghai Campus/Residence Halls (PDF)
September 8, 2020 -- Move-in Day for First Year Students
September 9-11, 2020 - First Year Orientation
September 10, 2020 - Move-in Day for Upperclass students
September 14, 2020 -- Fall Semester Begins
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Shanghai East Medical Center (NYU Shanghai’s designated hospital for all suspected cases)
No.150, Jimo Road, Pudong New Area (Line 2 Dongchang RD Station Exit 1)
Tel: 021-3880 4518
上海市浦东新区即墨路150号, 近浦东大道（2号线东昌路站1号口）电话: 021-3880 4518
About the Coronavirus
- It causes symptoms comparable to those associated with seasonal influenza viruses (fever, chills, cough).
- It can cause complications such as pneumonia that are potentially life threatening and require hospitalization. Those who are at “high risk” of developing such complications are people 65 years and older, people of any age with certain medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, or compromised immune systems, pregnant women, and children younger than 5 years (especially those younger than 2 years old).
- The virus appears to have an incubation period (between infection and symptoms) from 2 to 14 days.
- Person to person transmission.
- Further reading: WHO Director General Statement, WHO Q&A on Coronaviruses, WHO Q&A on Coronaviruses (Chinese), CDC Novel Coronavirus in China, First Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the United States (New England Journal of Medicine)
Health and Safety Tips
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Wear a mask when out in public.
Faculty Work on COVID-19
Letter from Shanghai The Hudson Review, Larry Wolff -- Silver Professor of European History at New York University
18 Lessons of Quarantine Urbanism Strelka Mag, Benjamin Bratton, Visiting Professor of Interactive Media Arts
Faculty Research on COVID-19