BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) (Click here for full story if reading in a news app) — The Palm Beach County School District continues to show dramatic increases in reported COVID-19 cases among students and employees.
More than 1332 new cases have been recorded in just the six weeks since school resumed following winter break. A total of 2574 cases have been recorded since late September. The split: 1,073 employees and 1,501 students.
Just half of the school district’s 180,000 students are learning in person, with the rest of the student population continuing to learn remotely.
Among the standouts in South Palm Beach County:
Boca Raton Community High School: 52 COVID-19 cases.
Boca Raton Community Middle: 31 COVID-19 cases.
Boynton Beach Community High: 15 COVID-19 cases.
Calusa Elementary: 27 COVID-19 cases.
Coral Reef Elementary: 24 COVID-19 cases.
Del Prado Elementary: 20 COVID-19 cases.
Don Estridge High Tech Middle: 43 COVID-19 cases.
Eagles Landing Middle: 13 COVID-19 cases.
Hammock Pointe Elementary: 21 COVID-19 cases.
Loggers’ Run Community Middle: 26 COVID-19 cases.
Morikami Park Elementary: 15 COVID-19 cases.
Olympic Heights Community High: 30 COVID-19 Cases.
Omni Middle: 24 COVID-19 cases.
Polo Park Middle: 26 COVID-19 cases.
Sunrise Park Elementary: 18 COVID-19 cases.
Verde K-8: 24 COVID-19 cases.
Waters Edge Elementary: 23 COVID-19 cases.
West Boca Raton Community High: 20 COVID-19 cases.
Whispering Pines Elementary: 22 COVID-19 cases.
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