13 coronavirus cases reported in Oakwood schools in past week

Since Nov. 6, the Oakwood school district has reported nine students and four staff members testing positive for the coronavirus, according to its website. FILE
Since Nov. 6, the Oakwood school district has reported nine students and four staff members testing positive for the coronavirus, according to its website. FILE

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OAKWOOD — The Oakwood City School District has reported more than a dozen COVID-19 cases to students and staff in less than a week.

Since Nov. 6, the school district has reported nine students and four staff members testing positive for the coronavirus, according to Oakwood’s website.

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Every day from Friday through Wednesday, the school district has reported at least one positive case. They involve eight cases at Oakwood High School/Junior High School, and two at Harman and three at Smith elementary schools, according to the district.

The district has 1,879 students and 230 staff, a district official said.

Prior to this week, the district reported fewer than five cases since students returned to classes in August.

Statewide numbers for positive coronavirus tests continue to rise.

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