SUMMIT, NJ – Eight cases of COVID-19 have been reported across six Summit Public Schools campuses “over the last several days.” The case confirmations were detailed in a March 29 letter to the “Summit Public Schools Community” from Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough and the principals of the six affected schools.
The Summit Public Schools are currently on spring recess through April 2.
The letter, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, stated, “Over the last several days, the District has been notified of eight COVID-19 cases: two at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, two at Summit High School, one at Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School, one at Brayton Elementary School, one at Washington Elementary School, and one at Wilson Primary Center. Our Nursing Department, in collaboration with the Department of Health, conducted contact tracing. Potential close contacts at Wilson Primary Center have been identified and notified. Health officials did not recommend closing the schools.”