Spread of COVID-19 slows down in Broward schools, data shows


By Kevin Deutsch

Broward County public schools have recorded 3,400 cases of COVID-19 among students and staff as of Oct. 25, up 188 from the 3,212 recorded as of Oct. 16, the data showed.

Coronavirus infections have been confirmed for at least 2,757 students and 643 school employees, according to the school system’s COVID-19 dashboard.

The increase in cases in Broward schools is among the smallest since the Delta variant became the dominant COVID-19 strain in the United States, and comes as coronavirus infection totals and positivity rates continue to drop in South Florida.

School district data shows self-reported coronavirus cases for school employees, as well as confirmed cases for students in in-person instruction, since the start of the school year on August 18.

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Only schools reporting at least one case of COVID-19 are shown below. If cases have increased since October 16, the difference is included.

Park

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School reported 30 cases, up from 26 on Oct. 16.

Park Trails Elementary School has reported 15 cases.

Heron Heights Elementary School reported 35 cases, up from 28.

Riverglades Primary School has recorded 11 cases.

Westglades Middle School reported 12 cases, up from 11.

Coral Springs Schools

Coral Glades High School reported 66 to 62

JP Taravella High School reported nine cases, up from eight.

Coral Springs High School reported 47 cases, up from 45.

Coral Springs Middle School has reported nine cases.

Forest Glen Middle School reported eight cases, up from seven.

Ramblewood Middle School reported 31 cases, up from 20.

Sawgrass Springs Middle School has reported 22 cases.

Coral Springs Elementary School reported 18 cases, up from 15.

Parkside Elementary School reported six cases, up from five.

Riverside Elementary School reported 31 cases, up from 28.

Westchester Elementary School has reported 18 cases.

Ramblewood Elementary School has reported 24 cases.

Country Hills Elementary School reported nine cases, up from eight.

Coral Park Elementary School has reported seven cases.

Park Springs Elementary School reported 33 cases, up from 29.

Forest Hills Elementary School reported 21 cases, up from 20.

Eagle Ridge Elementary School reported 13 cases, up from 12.

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Kevin Deutsch is an award-winning criminal journalist and author. A graduate of Florida International University, Kevin has served on staff for the Miami Herald, the New York Daily News, and the Palm Beach Post.

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