Covid-19

WEDOWEE - At last Thursday's meeting of Randolph County School Board, Superintendent John Jacobs gave an update on COVID-19 in the county schools. Jacobs said the figures are from the beginning of school to the present and were given to him just prior to the meeting.

Here is how each school breaks down:

Rock Mills: Students - 0 positive tests, 1 quarantined, 3 negative tests and isolated, and 2 alternate diagnoses. Staff - 1 positive test and isolated, 5 quarantined.

Wadley: Students - 2 positive tests and isolated, 5 quarantined. Staff - 1 positive test and isolated, 2 quarantined.

Randolph County High: Students - 4 positive tests and isolated, 41 quarantined, 2 negative tests and isolated. Staff - 0 positive tests and isolation, 3 quarantined.

Wedowee Elementary: Students - 1 positive test, 4 quarantined, 1 negative test and isolated. Staff - 0 positive tests and 1 quarantined.

Wedowee Middle: Students - 0 positive tests, 3 quarantined, 1 negative test and isolated and 1 alternate diagnosis. Staff - 0 positive tests, 1 quarantined, 0 negative tests.

Woodland Elementary: Students - 0 positive tests, 5 quarantined, 0 negative tests. Staff - 0 positive tests and 3 quarantined and no negative tests.

Woodland High: Students - 3 positive tests and isolated, 67 quarantined, 0 negative tests. Staff - 0 positive tests and 2 quarantined.

RRCTC: 0 positive tests and 2 quarantined.

Transportation: 0 positive tests and 3 quarantined

Central Office: 0 positive tests and 3 quarantined.

Jacobs said there would be weekly monitoring at all sites, and even after returning to a five-day instructional week, if there is a spike in cases, the schools would go back to virtual instruction.

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