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Hopkins County Schools District Reports 106 Active COVID-19 Cases

The Hopkins County Schools district is currently reporting 106 active cases of COVID-19 throughout its schools.

Posted: Sep 8, 2021 8:53 AM
Updated: Sep 8, 2021 2:41 PM

In Hopkins County, Kentucky, the Hopkins County Schools district is currently reporting 106 active cases of COVID-19 among its students and staff.

The district says that of those 106 active cases of the virus, 89 are students and 17 are staff.

Additionally, Hopkins County Schools says 193 students have currently been identified as close contacts to a positive case, as have nine staff members.

A COVID-19 data graph released by the district shows a breakdown of active cases and current contacts in each school in the district:

To break that down further, the are currently 40 active COVID-19 cases in HCS high schools, 19 active cases at HCS middle schools, 44 active cases at HCS elementary schools, and 3 active cases at other locations maintained by the district.

In its weekly report Wednesday, the Hopkins County Health Department reported 406 new positive cases of the virus county-wide.

You can view the Hopkins County Schools district's full report on the HCS Facebook page or on hopkins.kyschools.us/CovidDashboard.

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