Increase Logged As Group FSA Testing Now Underway, Bringing Thousands Of ‘Distance Learners’ Into Buildings.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — There is a notable uptick in new cases of COVID-19 as the Palm Beach County School District moves forward with FSA testing en masse.
At least 225 new cases of COVID-19 have been logged in just two weeks, bringing the current total to 3,225. The increase is logged as Florida Standard Assessment testing is underway, bringing thousands of “distance learners” back into school buildings. While the FSA’s have only been underway this week, there is concern that the COVID increase, already being monitored ,will skyrocket with so many new students returning to school buildings.
Among schools with notable COVID-19 counts:
Boca Raton Community High: 57 cases.
Boca Raton Community Middle: 41 cases.
Boynton Beach Community High: 17 cases.
Calusa Elementary: 37 cases.
Del Prado Elementary: 29 cases.
Don Estridge High Tech Middle: 58 cases.
Eagles Landing Middle: 22 cases.
Jupiter Community High: 80 cases.
Morikami Park Elementary: 17 cases.
Olympic Heights Community High: 37 cases.
Plumosa School of the Arts: 23 cases.
Polo Park Middle: 31 cases.
Spanish River Community High: 29 cases.
Sunrise Park Elementary: 25 cases.
Verde K-8: 28 cases.
Waters Edge Elementary: 31 cases.
West Boca Community High: 29 cases.
Whispering Pines Elementary: 27 cases.
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