VCSC updates COVID-19 Dashboard, reports new cases: 5 students, 4 staff members

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Vigo County School Corporation has updated its COVID-19 Dashboard. Ten of the district’s 27 brick and mortar schools have no active cases at this time.

It shows:

  • 39 student positives with campus contact in the last 14 days (up from 15 last week)
  • 20 staff positives with campus contact in the last 14 days (up from 16 last week)
  • 762 students actively quarantined (up from 436 last week)
  • 75 staff actively quarantined (up from 66 last week)

The district also released information about active positive cases and active quarantines, information which is used internally and by the COVID-19 Task Force to make decisions. These numbers tally cases and quarantines regardless of whether the person was on campus during their infectious period.

The additional data also shows 14 active cases at the elementary level, 16 active cases at the middle school level, and 23 active cases at the high school level, when combining student and staff cases.

Daily COVID-19 Case Digest

The following positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff who were on school grounds during their infectious periods were reported today.

  • West Vigo High School: 1 staff member
  • Woodrow Wilson Middle School: 1 student
  • Farrington Grove Elementary School: 1 staff member
  • Honey Creek Middle School: 1 student, 1 staff member
  • Terre Town Elementary School: 1 student
  • Riley Elementary School: 1 student
  • Davis Park Elementary School: 1 staff member
  • Otter Creek Middle School: 1 student

Students and staff have been notified, and will only need to quarantine if notified by a contact tracer.

The Vigo County School Corporation is working with the Vigo County Health Department and assisting contact tracers as they identify any close contacts.

The Vigo County School Corporation prioritizes the safety of its students and staff and will continue to enforce mitigation procedures to protect the community.

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