Like most other districts throughout Mississippi, all four public school districts serving Monroe County students have witnessed positive COVID-19 cases, leading to quarantines of those who have been in close contact.
While the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has reported data on its website since late August about how many school-related cases there are for each county, it began reporting numbers last week specific to each school in the state.
The K-12 reports of COVID-19 school cases, outbreaks and exposure link gives a county-by-county breakdown with data for each individual school. Weekly information includes total numbers pertaining to faculty and staff and students who tested positive for COVID-19, the total number of those on quarantine due to exposure and the number of outbreaks since the beginning of the school year.
As preventative measures against COVID-19, students arriving at school daily have their temperatures checked and hand sanitizer applied before