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SICK SCHOOLS: Nearly 700 COVID-19 Cases In Palm Beach County School District

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Case Count Growing By 100 Every Few Days

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — While New York City shuts schools after reaching a 3 percent positivity rate, the Palm Beach County School District remains open — and an epicenter of COVID-19 — as the county teeters on a 10 percent positivity rate. Schools throughout the county continue to report significant COVID counts, including 24 at Boca Raton Community High School, 17 at Calusa Elementary, 10 at Whispering Pines Elementary and 9 at Omni Middle School.

There are now 690 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Palm Beach County School District, with 393 student infections and 297 employee infections.

Here is the first update for Thursday, November 19th. If you are reading this in a news app, use this link to return to official version of the story.


STAFF CASES AS OF 5:45 AM THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020

Acreage Pines Elementary (3)


Addison Mizner Elementary (3)

Adult Education Center (2)

Allamanda Elementary (1)

Atlantic Community High (2)

Bak Middle School of the Arts (1)

Banyan Creek Elementary (2)

Beacon Cove Elementary (1)

Bear Lakes Middle (2)

Belle Glade Elementary (1)

Berkshire Elementary (1)

Binks Forest Elementary (8)

Boca Raton Community High School (6)

Boca Raton Community Middle (2)

Boynton Beach Community High (5)

Calusa Elementary (2)

Carver Community Middle (1)

Cholee Lake Elementary (4)

Clifford O. Taylor/Kirklane Elementary (4)

Congress Middle (5)

Conniston Community Middle (1)

Coral Reef Elementary (1)

Coral Sunset Elementary (1) 

Crosspointe Elementary (1)

Del Prado Elementary (2)

Diamond View Elementary (3)

Discovery Key Elementary (5)

Don Estridge High Tech Middle (1)

Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary (1)

Eagles Landing Middle (1)

Emerald Cove Middle (1)

Equestrian Trails Elementary (1)

Everglades Elementary (2)

FHESC (4)

Forest Hill Community High (3)

Forest Hill Elementary (1)

Freedom Shores Elementary (8)

Frontier Elementary (1)

Galaxy E3 Elementary (2)

Golden Grove Elementary (1)

Grassy Waters Elementary (4)

Greenacres Elementary (1)

Grove Park Elementary (1)

H.L. Johnson Elementary (4)

Hagen Road Elementary (3)

Hammock Pointe Elementary (2)

Hidden Oaks K-8 School (1)

Highland Elementary (1)

Highridge (1)

Howell L. Watkins Middle (2)

Indian Pines Elementary (1)

Indian Ridge School (1)

Intensive Transition South (1)

J.C. Mitchell Elementary (3)

Jeaga Middle (1)

Jerry Thomas Elementary (5)

John F. Kennedy Middle (3)

John L. Leonard High School (1)

Jupiter Community High (3)

Jupiter Farms Elementary (2)

Jupiter Middle (2)

Lake Shore Middle (5)

Lake Worth Community High (2)

Lake Worth Middle (2)

Lantana Community Middle (3)

Lantana Elementary (1)

Liberty Park Elementary (2)

Limestone Creek Elementary (4)

Loggers’ Run Community middle (1)

Loxahatchee Groves Elementary (1)

Maintenance and Plant Operations Grounds (4)

Maintenance and Plant Operations (4)

Manatee Elementary (1)

Marsh Pointe Elementary (1)

Meadow Park Elementary (1)

Morikami Park Elementary (1)

New Horizons Elementary (4)

North Grade Elementary (3)

Northboro Elementary (1)

Northmore Elementary (1)

Okeeheelee Middle (1)

Olympic Heights Community High School (3)

Osceola Creek Middle (2)

Pahokee Elementary (1)

Palm Beach Central High (5)

Palm Beach Lakes Community High (1)

Palm Beach Public (1)

Palm Springs Community Middle (4)

Panther Run Elementary (1)

Park Vista Community High (1)

Pierce Hammock Elementary (1)

Pine Grove Elementary (1)

Plumosa School of the Arts (5)

Polo Park Middle School (4)

Regional Office Central (2)

Roosevelt Elementary (0)

Roosevelt Community Middle (2)

Royal Palm Beach Community High (2)

S.D. Spady Elementary (2)

Sandpiper Shores Elementary (1)

Santaluces Community High (5)

Seminole Ridge Community High (7)

Seminole Trails Elementary (1)

South Grade Elementary (6)

South Olive Elementary (2)

Starlight Cove Elementary (2)

Student Wellness (4)

Suncoast High (1)

Sunrise Park Elementary (1)

Sunset Palms Elementary (2)

The Conservatory School at North Palm Beach Elementary (1)

Tradewinds Middle (2)

Transportation Central Facility (1)

Transportation West Facility (1)

Turning Points Academy (3)

Waters Edge Elementary (1)

Watson B. Duncan Middle (1) 

Wellington Community High (1)

Wellington Landings Middle (5)

West Boca Community High School (3)

West Gate Elementary (2)

Western Pines Middle (3)

Westward Elementary (5)

Whispering Pines Elementary (3)

William T. Dwyer High (3)

Woodlands Middle School (1)

Wynnebrook Elementary (3)

STUDENT CASES AS OF 5:30 A.M., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020

Acreage Pines Elementary (2)

Adult Education Center (1)

Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts (10)

Allamanda Elementary (2)

Bak Middle School of the Arts (3)

Banyan Creek Elementary (1)

Beacon Cove Intermediate (1)

Benoist Farms Elementary (1)

Berkshire Elementary (3)

Binks Forest Elementary (8)

Boca Raton Community High (18)

Boca Raton Community Middle (4)

Boca Raton Elementary (1)

Boynton Beach Community High (1)

Calusa Elementary (15)

Cholee Lake Elementary (1)

Christa McAuliffe Middle (2)

Citrus Cove Elementary (1)

Clifford O. Taylor/Kirklane Elementary (4)

Conniston Community Middle (4)

Coral Reef Elementary (2)

Coral Sunset Elementary (6)

Crestwood Middle (2)

Crystal Lakes Elementary (2)

Del Prado Elementary (5)

Diamond View Elementary (7)

Discovery Key Elementary (6)

Don Estridge High Tech Middle (3)

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary (1)

Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary (1)

Eagles Landing Middle School (2)

Emerald Cove Middle (2)

Equestrian Trails Elementary (1)

Everglades Elementary (6)

Forest Hills Community High (3)

Galaxy ES Elementary (1)

Glade View Elementary (1)

Golden Grove Elementary (2)

Gove Elementary (2)

Grassy Waters Elementary (2)

Greenacres Elementary (6)

H.L. Johnson Elementary (1)

Hagen Road Elementary (2)

Hammock Pointe Elementary (6)

Heritage Elementary (1)

Highland Elementary (1)

Highridge (1) 

Independence Middle (2)

Jerry Thomas Elementary (1)

John F. Kennedy Middle (3)

John I. Leonard High (3)

Jupiter Community High (9)

Jupiter Farms Elementary (5)

Jupiter Middle (5)

L.C. Swain Middle (2)

Lake Worth Community High (2)

Lantana Community Middle (2)

Lantana Elementary (2)

Liberty Park Elementary (2)

Lighthouse Elementary (5)

Limestone Creek Elementary (3)

Loggers’ Run Community Middle (1)

Loxahatchee Groves Elementary (1)

Manatee Elementary (6)

Marsh Pointe Elementary (3)

Meadow Park Elementary (7)

Melaleuca Elementary (2)

Morikami Park Elementary (5)

New Horizons Elementary (2)

Northboro Elementary (1)

Okeeheelee Middle (3)

Olympic Heights Community High (5)

Omni Middle (9)

Orchard View Elementary (1)

Osceola Creek Middle (2)

Palm Beach Central High (20)

Palm Beach Gardens Community High (1)

Palm Beach Gardens Elementary (1)

Palm Beach Lakes Community High (1)

Palm Beach Public (1)

Palm Springs Community Middle (3)

Palm Springs Elementary (1)

Palmetto Elementary (1)

Panther Run Elementary (3)

Park Vista Community High (5)

Pierce Hammock Elementary (5)

Pine Jog Elementary (2)

Pleasant City Elementary (1)

Plumosa School of the Arts (1)

Poinciana Elementary (2)

Polo Park Middle (5)

Rolling Green Elementary (1)

Roosevelt Community Middle (1)

Royal Palm Beach Community High (4)

Royal Palm Beach Elementary (3)

Royal Palm School (1)

Sandpiper Shores Elementary (1)

Santaluces Community High (2)

Seminole Ridge Community High (8)

South Grade Elementary (1)

South Olive Elementary (3)

Spanish River Community High (4)

Starlight Cove Elementary (1)

Suncoast High (6)

Sunset Palms Elementary (7)

The Conservatory School at North Palm Beach Elementary (2)

Timber Trace Elementary (2) 

Tradewinds Middle (1)

U.B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary (1)

Verde K-8 (3)

Waters Edge Elementary (3)

Watson B. Duncan Middle School (1)

Wellington Community High (6)

Wellington Landings Middle (2)

West Boca Raton Community High (1)

West Riviera Elementary (1)

Western Pines Middle (4)

Westward Elementary (2)

Whispering Pines Elementary (7)

Woodlands Middle School (1)

Wynnebrook Elementary (1)

We remind our readers that these numbers are cumulative and do not necessarily represent active infections.

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