LPS positive case are up, but Illness Report remains steady
According to this report, LPS confirms 49 positive coronavirus cases, up 16 from last week’s report. This count includes students and staff who tested positive after being present in a district building within 48 hours of symptoms developing or the COVID-19 test being taken. LPS currently has a student population upwards of 42,200.
The current number of LPS staffers in self-isolation or quarantine is also up at 82 this week. This count includes staff who are self-isolating due to exhibiting symptoms or have been notified of a high-risk contact with COVID-19, and those who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have been directed to quarantine.