MARTIN COUNTY — More than 200 students from four district schools were ordered to quarantine over the weekend, district officials said Monday.
The group includes 71 students from Jensen Beach High; 76 students from South Fork High; 22 students and one staff member from Martin County High; and 32 students from Dr. David L. Anderson Middle, according to the district.
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Since schools reopened Aug. 11, nearly 800 students have been sent home to quarantine, which amounts to less than 1% of the district’s student population.
The district does not confirm positive cases in schools but instead sends students to quarantine if they meet one of two criteria: an individual has tested positive for COVID-19 or an individual is a close contact of someone who has tested positive.
All Treasure Coast school districts have sent students and staff members home to quarantine since the new school year began. Read TCPalm’s list here.
Sommer Brugal is TCPalm’s education reporter for Indian River, St Lucie and Martin counties. You can keep up with Sommer on Twitter @smbrugal and give her a call at 772-221-4231.
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