The pilot project is designed to determine if wastewater testing can provide early signals about the spread of the virus.
Over 8,000 tests were performed last week by MIT Medical.
Decisions on when to return to campus await more information but may involve a phased process and continued precautions.
Staffed by MIT Medical, the 75-bed facility will provide care for members of the MIT community and individuals from the broader Cambridge community.
Critical research continues, students and staff are receiving support, and contingency planning proceeds for eventual phased reopening.