COVID cases top 200 in Miami-Dade Schools

Oct 25, 2020 by

At the end of the business day Friday, the Miami-Dade County school system reported its confirmed cases of COVID-19 had topped 200.

Actual cases are likely significantly higher because there is a lag between when a student or staff member self reports to the individual school and when the Florida Department of Health confirms the diagnosis.

Only then does the case get placed on the Miami-Dade public school district’s online coronavirus dashboard.

The official breakdown Friday was 135 students and 67 staff members, for a total of 202 cases.

Among the schools with the most cases: Miami Senior High (8 cases), Kendale Lakes Elementary (7) and Miami Lakes K-8 Center (6).

ear progresses, but it is “extremely proactive and implementing all necessary mitigation measures as soon as cases are reported.”

Slightly more than half of the district’s 255,000 students opted to go back to in-person learning when schools opened their doors Oct. 5.

Source: COVID cases top 200 in Miami-Dade Schools | Miami Herald

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