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ACPS COVID-19 Update

May 21st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

WEEKLY COVID UPDATE: For the week of May 17 – 21, 2021, ACPS reports zero cases of COVID-19 in staff members, and 6 cases of COVID-19 in students who were within an Allegany County Public School. These individuals will complete the required isolation period before returning to their school buildings. Close contacts at school were identified in all six of the cases. Those identified close contacts will complete a ten-day quarantine before returning to the school building. Parents were notified through the ACPS Blackboard notification system if there was a positive case in their child's school building or on their child's bus. In addition there were two other positive student cases reported for students who were not within the school at the time of illness. These students will also complete a ten-day isolation period.

ACPS had zero staff members who were reported as quarantined this week due to either a close contact with a positive person or COVID-19 symptoms. ACPS had 130 students who were reported as quarantined this week due to either a close contact with a positive person or COVID-19 symptoms.