COVID-19 Updates for the NYU Shanghai Community

Live Updates

This page contains the latest information available to NYU Shanghai about the COVID-19 pandemic, useful links, and FAQs.

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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) Updates on the Coronavirus Epidemic (Shanghai-related news)
Coronavirus Live Updates (New York Times)

Confirmed cases: 1056
Currently hospitalized: 64
Deaths: 7
Recovered: 985

NYU Shanghai: 2*

*Two students tested positive for COVID-19 after studying away in London.  Both have since recovered.

Useful Information

Advising Information for Fall 2020
Fall 2020 Return to Campus Information

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)

Important Dates

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

Contact Information

Department Email/Phone number
Undergraduate advising
Graduate Office
NYU's Office of Global Programs
Public Safety | 021-2059-5500
Human Resources | 13764511733
Wellness Exchange 021-2059-9999
Office of Research
General Inquiries

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


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