Marion County Schools COVID-19 Report: Dec. 11-17, 2020
Marion County Public Schools reported 98 total cases of COVID-19 between Dec. 11-17, according to a report by the school system.
Of those testing positive, 57 were students, while 41 were employees. The cases were confirmed by the Florida Department of Health.
A total of 805 students and employees were quarantined as a result of direct contact with a COVID-19 case. Those quarantined included 730 students and 75 employees, according to Marion County schools.
The cases and quarantines affected 37 school facilities in the county, including Anthony Elementary, Belleview Elementary, Belleview High, Belleview Middle, Dr. N. H. Jones Elementary, Dunnellon Elementary, Dunnellon High, Dunnellon Middle, Eighth Street Elementary, Exceptional Student Education Food Service Department, Forest High, Fort McCoy School, Greenway Elementary, Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary, Horizon Academy at Marion Oaks, Howard Middle, Lake Weir Middle, Legacy Elementary, Liberty Middle, Maplewood Elementary, Marion Charter, Marion Oaks Elementary, Marion Virtual, North Marion High, North Marion Middle, Oakcrest Elementary, Osceola Middle, Ocala Springs Elementary, Saddlewood Elementary, South Ocala Elementary, Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary, Sunrise Elementary, Technical Services Department Transportation Department, Vanguard High, and West Port High.