Clark, Champaign school district COVID-19 cases drop to 5

Chris Wallace, a mentor supervisor with Springfield City Schools, gets a COVID-19 vaccine injection. Coronavirus cases at schools in Clark and Champaign counties are under 10. BILL LACKEY/STAFF
Chris Wallace, a mentor supervisor with Springfield City Schools, gets a COVID-19 vaccine injection. Coronavirus cases at schools in Clark and Champaign counties are under 10. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

Four Clark County school districts and zero in Champaign County reported new cases of COVID-19, according to the Ohio Department of Health’s school district dashboard’s latest update.

Five student and staff cases were reported between the counties Thursday for the week of May 25-31, a nine-case decrease from the previous week’s total of 14.

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The school districts that reported student and staff cases are:

Catholic Central: 1 student

Global Impact STEM Academy: 1 student

Northeastern: 1 student

Springfield: 2 students

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Cases reported on the dashboard lag one week, meaning those reported Thursday were from May 25-31.

The dashboard tracks cases of COVID-19 in all public and private K-12 schools across the state. Data displayed on the board includes all student and staff cases broken into new and cumulative categories. The board is updated every Thursday.

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