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Allegany High is latest to report COVID-19 Outbreak

October 1st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Weekly COVID-19 Update:  For the 7-day period of September 24-30, 2021, Allegany High School met the Maryland Department of Health definition of a school-wide outbreak of COVID-19 by having three or more classrooms/cohorts having at least two or more positive cases within a 2-week period.  This school, along with Fort Hill High School, Mountain Ridge High School, and the Career Center remain on the MDH list of schools with School Wide Outbreaks.


There were no schools with classroom or cohort outbreaks reported.


ACPS had six staff members and 46 students reported as positive for COVID-19 during this time.  Three staff members and 141 students were identified as a close contact to a positive person. Those who are close contacts complete a quarantine period of 10-20 days, depending on their individual circumstances