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200 students, 109 staff test positive for COVID-19 at Sioux City public schools

School board to consider vaccine mandate for all Sioux City Community School District employees
School board to consider vaccine mandate for all Sioux City Community School District employees(KTIV)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 1:15 PM CST
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SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - The Sioux City Community School District continues to report COVID-19 cases among its schools’ staff and students.

For the week of Jan. 10 through Jan. 14, 200 of the district’s students reported they had tested positive for COVID-19. That’s about 1.3% of the district’s total student population.

For staff, 109 staff members reported having tested positive for the virus. That comes out to about 4.5% of the district’s total staff members.

The Sioux City Community School District is conducting rapid COVID-19 tests in its buildings for staff and students. Students are only tested if there is parent/guardian approval.

The above table shows the number of positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in the Sioux City...
The above table shows the number of positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in the Sioux City Community School District.(SCCSD)

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