Auburn University launches sentinel testing program, aims to test 800-1,000 asymptomatic staff, student per week

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Monday Auburn University announced its sentinel testing program has launched.

The target of the program is to test 2.5 percent of eligible students and employees who are asymptomatic every week – around 800-1,000 people a week.

University officials saying doing so will help them monitor the infection rate on campus.

The test will be self administered for those who take part in the program.

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