GREEN RIVER — This afternoon, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 (SCSD No. 2) Superintendent Craig Barringer reported that as of Friday, December 4, the district has 123 students and 38 staff absent because of COVID-19 Coronavirus related issues.
Of the 123 students, 98 are quarantined and 25 have tested positive. There are currently 15 staff members quarantined and 23 have tested positive for COVID.
Schools Being Impacted
- Green River High School and Expedition Academy have 39 students quarantined and/or 11 that are quarantined have tested positive for COVI-19. Four staff members are quarantined and/or have tested positive for COVID-19.
- Lincoln Middle School has 43 students that are quarantined and/or have tested positive for COVID. Nine staff members are quarantined.
- Harrison Elementary has 11 students that are quarantined and/or have tested positive for COVID. Three staff members are currently quarantined.
- Monroe Elementary has 7 students that have been quarantined and/or tested positive for COVID.
- Truman Elementary has 18 students that have been quarantined and/or tested positive for COVID. There is one staff member quarantined.
- Washington Elementary has 5 students currently quarantined and/or have tested positive for COVID. There are three staff members quarantined.
At this point, all confirmed cases and quarantines have been contacted.
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