The number of Osceola County School District students testing positive for COVID-19 and those also quarantined dropped significantly from last week.
For the week of Sept. 7, 11 students had tested positive for the coronavirus, while 94 students were quarantined. That compares to the week of Aug. 31, where 25 students tested positive, while 385 students have been quarantined, according to a district website.
The information can be found on the district’s Start Smart! site (www.osceolaschools.net/COVID-19Incidents). It’s updated every Monday.
The schools that had positive cases last week were:
Elementary Schools – Highlands (2), Neptune (1), Partin Settlement (2) and Sunrise (1).
Middle schools – Neptune (1).
High Schools – Gateway (1), Tohopekaliga (1).
Other schools: Bellalago Academy K-8 (1), Canoe Creek K-8 (1) Celebration School K-8 (1).
The schools with quarantined students included Highlands Elementary School (10), Neptune Elementary School (11), Gateway High School (27), Tohopekaliga High School (16).
Quarantined students do not mean they have the coronavirus.