67 Coronavirus Cases In Geneva D304 Since Schools Reopened

Jason Addy
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GENEVA, IL — More than 60 people within Geneva District 304 tested positive for the coronavirus in the first eight weeks of the new school year.

That includes nearly two dozen people at Geneva High School, according to the district's new coronavirus dashboard.

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Fifteen of the district’s 67 total coronavirus cases were active, as of Friday, according to the district.

Six of the 22 cases linked to Geneva High School were active Friday, while Fabyan Elementary School, Harrison Street School and Williamsburg Elementary School each had two active cases. There was a single active case linked to Heartland and Mill Creek elementary schools, and within district offices, as of Friday.

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Students in Geneva District 304 returned to classrooms for in-person learning at the end of August. Since then, a little more than 1 percent of the district’s 5,564 students and employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the dashboard.

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Coronavirus cases have been reported at all nine District 304 schools, plus the district’s buildings, the dashboard shows.

Geneva High School has recorded 22 total cases, just under a third of all cases within the district. Eleven people at Geneva Middle School North have tested positive, as have six people at Geneva Middle School South. None of the 17 cases recorded at District 304 middle schools were active, as of Friday.

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This article originally appeared on the Geneva Patch