With the first full week of school finished for many Richland County schools, this Thursday was the first real opportunity to assess the level of COVID impacting local students and teachers.
As it turns out, there were new reported cases from seven public or private school districts/facilities.
All in all, 34 new student cases were reported as well as 9 instances of positive COVID results for staff — for a total of 43.
In one of our last posts on 1812Blockhouse near the end of the 2020-2021 school year, there were 10 new cases in Richland County schools — 9 students and 1 staff.
Districts/facilities with reported cases included:
Crestview – 4 students
Cypress – 1 student
Lexington – 4 students, 3 staff
Madison – 7 students, 3 staff
Mansfield – 3 students, 1 staff
Pioneer – 9 students, 1 staff
Shelby – 6 students, 1 staff
These statistics are shared each Thursday by the Ohio Department of Health.