Marion County Schools COVID-19 Report: Jan. 8 – Jan. 14, 2021


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Posted January 15, 2021 |

Marion County Public Schools reported 120 total cases of COVID-19 between Jan. 8 and Jan. 14, according to a report by the school system.

Of those testing positive, 73 were students, while 47 were employees. The cases were confirmed by the Florida Department of Health.

A total of 592 students and employees were quarantined as a result of direct contact with a COVID-19 case. Those quarantined included 546 students and 46 employees, according to Marion County schools.

Previously, the school system reported 202 total cases of COVID-19 between Dec. 18 and Jan. 7.

The lastest report of cases and quarantines affected 44 schools and facilities including, Alternative Learning, Anthony Elementary, Belleview Elementary, Belleview High, Belleview Middle, Belleview-Santos Elementary, College Park Elementary, Custodial Services, Dr. N. H. Jones Elementary, Dunnellon Elementary, Dunnellon High, Dunnellon Middle, Eighth Street Elementary, Emerald Shores Elementary, Fessenden Elementary, Food Services, Forest High, Fort King Middle, Fort McCoy Greenway Elementary, Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary, Harbour View Elementary, Hillcrest Horizon Academy at Marion Oaks, Howard Middle, Lake Weir High, Legacy Elementary, Liberty Middle, Madison Street Academy, New Leaf Center, North Marion High, Osceola Middle, Public Information, Reddick-Collier Elementary, Romeo Elementary, Saddlewood Elementary, South Ocala Elementary, Sparr Elementary, Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary, Sunrise Elementary, Technical Services, Transportation, Vanguard High, and West Port High.