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SIOUX CITY SCHOOL STUDENT COVID NUMBERS REMAIN LOW

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One day after the Iowa Department of Education approved the Sioux City Community School District’s waiver request to move West Middle School to Virtual Learning because of a covid outbreak, the school district says a total of 11 students tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week that attended district schools.

There were 21 reports of positive COVID-19 cases from staff that attended school.

Other classes that were moved to Emergency Response Virtual Learning Closures this week included a multi grade classroom at East Middle School, pre-school and kindergarten classrooms at Morningside STEM Elementary, and a 5th grade classroom at Sunnyside Elementary.

Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools reported a total of eight students, faculty and staff tested positive the past week.