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More than 200 Allegany County Public School Students reported COVID positive this week

January 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

For the week of January 3, 2022, there were no schools identified with a School Wide COVID-19 Outbreak. 


Mountain Ridge High School had one cohort that met the definition of a cohort outbreak.


ACPS had 69 staff members and 205 students reported as positive for COVID-19 during this time. ACPS had 51 staff members quarantined as a close contact, and/or symptomatic for COVID-19.  271 students were reported as close contacts to a positive person and required to quarantine.  This includes all staff and students reported as close contacts, whether the close contact occurred in the home, community, or school.