The COVID cases on New England College starting from August 25th and last updated October 28th are lying at a stagnant 6 cases, 1 from the Manchester campus and 5 from the Henniker campus, 2 of which returned home. The numbers that were posted were previously inaccurate, and the COVID Response Team needed to be emailed in order for the correct numbers to be updated and reflected on the NEC website.
Compared to other colleges in the New Hampshire area, for the week of October 8th to October 14th, the Southern New Hampshire University reported a total of 97 COVID tests, with 0 testing positive and 1 student remaining in isolation on campus.
At the University of New Hampshire, from the week of October 15th to the 21st, a total of 11,938 COVID test results were received across various campuses, with 32 testing positive.
These schools vary in student and staff body, but New England College has loosened its mask mandates since the end of September and so far has maintained a low number of COVID cases.