Marion County Schools COVID-19 Report: Jan. 15 – Jan. 21, 2021


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Posted January 25, 2021 | Gazette Staff

Marion County Public Schools reported 67 total cases of COVID-19 between Jan. 15 and Jan. 21, down from 120 a week earlier, according to a report by the school system.
Of those testing positive, 45 were students, while 22 were employees. The cases were confirmed by the Florida Department of Health.
A total of 439 students and employees were quarantined as a result of direct contact with a COVID-19 case. Those quarantined included 386 students and 53 employees, according to Marion County schools.
The latest report of cases and quarantines affected 40 schools and facilities including, Anthony Elementary, Belleview Elementary, Belleview High, Belleview Middle, Belleview-Santos Elementary, College Park Elementary, Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary, Dr. N. H. Jones Elementary, Dunnellon Elementary, Dunnellon High, Dunnellon Middle, East Marion Elementary, Emerald Shores Elementary, Exceptional Student Education, Fessenden Elementary, Forest High, Hillcrest, Horizon Academy at Marion Oaks, Howard Middle, Lake Weir High, Liberty Middle, Madison Street Academy, Maplewood Elementary, Marion Afterschool Programs, Marion Charter, Marion Oaks Elementary, North Marion High, North Marion Middle, Ocala Springs Elementary, Reddick-Collier Elementary, Saddlewood Elementary, School Counseling and Assessment, Shady Hill Elementary, Social Work Services, Sparr Elementary, Sunrise Elementary, Vanguard High, Ward-Highlands Elementary, West Port High, and Wyomina Park Elementary.