858 infected across 101 new COVID-19 outbreaks at Michigan schools
There were 101 new COVID-19 outbreaks linked to schools last week, resulting in the infection of at least 858 students and staff, according to the state’s latest weekly report. Michigan’s health departments were also tracking 319 ongoing school outbreaks from previous weeks, which have infected at least 3,017 residents. Ongoing outbreaks include clusters identified in previous weeks that had at least one additional case in the past 28 days. Related: Michigan adds 191 new COVID-19 outbreaks in Oct. 18 reportAmong the 101 new school outbreaks, 24 involved 10 or more students and staff. Read more on MLive:Look up 2020 non-COVID vaccination rates for Michigan schools, day care centersMichigan COVID-19 caseload is 3 times higher than this time last year.mlive.com
Metro Detroit school districts weigh risk vs. reward of sending any students back to face-to-face learning this year
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – Many local school districts are grappling with the risk versus reward of sending any students back to face-to-face learning for any portion of the remainder of 2020. That’s because the Romeo district, like many others across the state, is trying to figure out what to do next. The Romeo district pre-empted Gov. It pulled all of its students out of face-to-face learning for the next three weeks last Friday. The Fraser School District, which was moving full steam ahead to bring its students back to face-to-face learning on Nov. 30 is now pushing pause on the return of high school students.