Coronavirus: Clark, Champaign school district cases drop below 40

Chris Wallace, a mentor supervisor with Springfield City Schools, gets a COVID-19 vaccine injection early this month. BILL LACKEY/STAFF
Chris Wallace, a mentor supervisor with Springfield City Schools, gets a COVID-19 vaccine injection early this month. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

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

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In total, 39 students and staff cases were reported between the two counties on Thursday for the week of Feb. 9-15, a decrease from last week’s total of 66 that was recorded from the week of Feb. 2-8.

The data from the state shows there are no new student or staff cases reported with 166 cumulative cases at Champaign County schools last week, according to Alicia Shoults, Office of Public Affairs and Communications for ODH.

The school districts that reported student and staff cases are as follow:

Catholic Central: two students

Emmanuel Christian Academy: one staff

Global Impact STEM Academy: one student, one staff

Greenon: five students, one staff

Northeastern: one student, two staff

Northwestern: five students, one staff

Southeastern: one student

Springfield: six students, six staff

Springfield-Clark County CTC: one student, one staff

Tecumseh: three students, one staff

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Cases reported on the dashboard lag one week, meaning cases reported on Thursday were from the week of Feb. 9-15.

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 two categories: new and cumulative. The board is updated every Thursday.

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