Coronavirus: Clark, Champaign school district cases drop close to 30

Five Clark County and five 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.

In total, 33 students and staff cases were reported between the two counties on Thursday for the week of March 9-15, a decrease from last week’s total of 46 that was recorded from the week of Feb. 23-March 1.

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

Graham: one student, two staff

Mechanicsburg: one student

Northeastern: nine students

Northwestern: two students, one staff

Ridgewood School: one student

Springfield: one student, two staff

Springfield Preparatory and Fitness Academy: three students

Triad: three students

Urbana: three students, one staff

West Liberty-Salem: two 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 March 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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