Diocese of Evansville Reports 26 New Positive COVID-19 Cases

The catholic education office said Friday that another 26 individuals associated with the Diocese of Evansville Catholic Schools District had tested positive for COVID-19.

Posted: Jan 8, 2021 4:36 PM

26 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday by the Diocese of Evansville Catholic Education Office.

The education office said that of those 26 new positive cases, 23 were identified in students and three in staff members, who overall, are associated with nine different schools.

  • School 1 – Nine students tested positive
  • School 2 – Seven students tested positive
  • School 3 – Two students tested positive
  • School 4 – Two students tested positive
  • School 5 – One student and one employee tested positive
  • School 6 – One student tested positive
  • School 7 – One student tested positive
  • School 8 – One employee tested positive
  • School 9 – One employee tested positive

Related: Diocese of Evansville Reports 71 New Positive COVID-19 Cases After Winter Break

The Catholic education office, which oversees all 26 diocesan Catholic schools in the district, says that all students and staff who tested positive are currently self-quarantining and will return to school at the appropriate time.

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