11/18/20: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

By India Sherman and Ally Bolender
News Reporter and News Content Manager

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS — There are currently 110 active cases at Texas State University as of November 18, according to the Texas State University COVID-19 dashboard.

The positivity rate of testing at Texas State University has increased about 4% in one month. However, Texas State University officials attribute this to increase in testing.

Since March 1, there has been a total of 978 total cases reported at Texas State University.

San Marcos mobile testing will continue at Ramon Lucio Park. Testing is held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., according to the City of San Marcos website

Testing will continue on Texas State University campus. The testing kiosk is located on the plaza between Flowers Hall and Evans Liberal Arts building. Testing will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please pre-register for the free test at this link.


Texas State University Chief Medical Officer Dr. Emilio Carranco encourages students to review Tips for Safer Social Gatherings and use the information to make safe decisions this Thanksgiving and holiday season.

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