Marion County Schools COVID-19 Report: Dec. 18 – Jan. 7, 2020

Marion County Public Schools reported 202 total cases of COVID-19 between Dec. 18 and Jan. 7, according to a report by the school system.

Of those testing positive, 100 were students, while 102 were employees. The cases were confirmed by the Florida Department of Health.

A total of 522 students and employees were quarantined as a result of direct contact with a COVID-19 case. Those quarantined included 450 students and 72 employees, according to Marion County schools.

While the report spans almost three weeks, it covers only a week of school time. Schoosl went on Christmas break on Dec. 18 and returned to classes on Jan. 4.

The week before Christmas break saw 98 cases.

The cases and quarantines affected 37 school facilities in the county, including Alternative Learning, Anthony Elementary, Belleview Elementary, Belleview High, Belleview Middle, Belleview-Santos Elementary, College Park Elementary, Curriculum and Instruction Curriculum and Instruction – Afterschool Program, Dr. N. H. Jones Elementary, Dunnellon Elementary, Dunnellon High, Dunnellon Middle, Eighth Street Elementary, Emerald Shores Elementary, Exceptional Student Education Facilities, Finance, Food Services, Forest High, Fort King Middle, Fort McCoy, Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary, Harbour View Elementary, Hillcrest Horizon Academy at Marion Oaks, Howard Middle, Lake Weir High, Lake Weir Middle, Legacy Elementary, Liberty Middle, Madison Street Academy, Maplewood Elementary, Marion Charter, Marion Oaks Elementary, Marion Technical Institute, North Marion High, North Marion Middle, Ocala Springs Elementary, Osceola Middle, Romeo Elementary School, Counseling and Assessment, Shady Hill Elementary, Social Work Services, South Ocala Elementary, Sunrise Elementary, Transportation, Vanguard High, Ward-Highlands Elementary, West Port High, and Wyomina Park Elementary.

Courtesy of Marion County Public Schools
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