In the past week Enterprise City Schools saw an increase of 38 total new confirmed COVID-19 cases.
ECS Superintendent Greg Faught confirmed to The Sun that 30 students and eight employees tested positive for the virus over the last week. That brings the total student cases to 161 since the beginning of school and total employee number to 139. Overall, the school system has seen 300 positive cases among the students and employees since August.
Coffee County Schools had 16 new cases for the previous week, as of Jan. 20. That number is a big drop from the 34 cases the school system saw the previous week. Zion Chapel Schools had seven new student cases and two new faculty cases, while New Brockton Elementary had one student and one faculty case and New Brockton High School had three new student cases. Kinston School also had two new faculty cases. The total number of COVID-19 cases is 135 for students and employees of Coffee County Schools since the beginning of school.
Zion Chapel has returned to face-to-face instruction after going all virtual following the outbreak from the previous week.
“We still have a long way to go to make it through this very challenging school year,” Coffee County Schools Superintendent Kevin Killingsworth said. “Our employees remain steadfast in their direction to teach our students in a face-to-face environment. With the assistance of all stakeholders we can make this happen.”
According to the ADPH’s school dashboard, Daleville City Schools had five new cases, as of Jan. 22. Dale County Schools saw an increase of 11 new cases, Ozark City Schools had an increase of 23 new cases, Dothan City Schools had 18 new cases and Elba City Schools had less than five new cases.
The ADPH updates their dashboard every Friday and can be seen at https://tinyurl.com/y364n2qo.