More than 100 COVID-19 cases have been reported among students and staff members in Oak Ridge Schools since the school year began July 29.
An Oak Ridge Today tally shows 117 total cases, while an Oak Ridge Schools dashboard shows 115.
Most of the cases, 94, have been reported among students, while 21 have been reported among staff members, according to the school system’s dashboard.
The Oak Ridge Schools dashboard, which was last updated Tuesday, showed 65 recovered cases of COVID-19 and 50 current. The school system does not report information about the outcomes of individual cases, but as of mid-November, all confirmed cases were reported to have been relatively mild.
The number of new COVID-19 cases reported by Oak Ridge Schools dropped significantly last week, but the number of new cases reported among staff members increased.[Read more…]