CHAMBERS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WEEKLY COVID-19 STATUS REPORT

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By David L. Bell, Director of Public Relations, Chambers County School District 10/2/2020

LAFAYETTE – This week’s report shows the highest number of positive cases and direct exposures since the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year on August 12.

“The majority of the direct exposures this week were from outside of school,” said District Superintendent Dr. Kelli Hodge. “I would like to encourage everyone to continue to be cautious and take preventative measures like keeping hand sanitizer with you, washing hands often, and wearing facial coverings. Governor Ivey has extended the statewide mask order until November 8.”

The following data covers the period from September 26 through October 2, 2020.

STUDENTS

Number of positive cases: 6

Number quarantined for direct exposure: 53 (27 at school; 26 outside of school)

Number sent home for exhibiting symptoms: 1

Total students on campus: 2,380

EMPLOYEES

Number of positive cases: 1

Number quarantined for direct exposure: 7 (one at work; 6 outside of work)

Number sent home for exhibiting symptoms: 0

Total number of employees: 460

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