Sioux City Community Schools report 128 COVID-19 cases among staff, students
SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - After reporting over 200 COVID-19 cases last week, the Sioux City Community School District is reporting just over 100 cases for the latest school week.
For the week of Jan. 24 through Jan. 28, 86 of the district’s students reported they had tested positive for COVID-19. That’s about .5% of the district’s total student population. Last week 168 students reported having the virus.
For staff, 42 reported having tested positive for the virus, which is down from 67 last week. Currently, about 1.7% of the district’s total staff members are reporting they have contracted the virus.
The Sioux City Community School District is conducting rapid COVID-19 tests in their buildings for staff and students. Students are only tested if there is parent/guardian approval.
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