Nearly 1300 students/teachers/staff members test positive in first week of reporting with over 4000 in quarantine

Nearly 1300 students/teachers/staff members test positive in first week of reporting, according to a report from the MSDH.

From the report:

Our first report on COVID-19 in schools for the 2021-2022 school year is now online, with 943 new COVID-19 cases in students, and 296 cases in teachers or staff for the week August 2 – 6. Note that this report only includes those schools which have reported data to us for the past week.

This report is updated weekly; find it on our website in the COVID-19 data reports section.

According to the report, over 4000 students are currently in quarantine.

Total NEW
COVID-19
Positive
Teachers/Staff
Week of Aug
2-6:296


Total NEW
COVID-19
Positive
Students
Week of
Aug 2-6: 943

Total
NEW
Outbreaks
Week of
Aug 2-6:69

Total
Teachers/Staff
Quarantined
due to COVID-19
Exposure Week
of Aug 2-6:382

Total Students
Quarantined due
to COVID-19
Exposure Week
of Aug 2-6:4435

Total COVID19 Positive
Teachers/Staff
Since August
2021:347

Total COVID19 Positive
Students
Since August
2021:991

Total
Outbreaks
Since
August
2021: 80


See the full report here.

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