Clinton Public School District COVID-19 Update—November 30, 2020

CPSD Face maskThe Clinton Public School District is reporting an accumulation of 18 positive COVID-19 cases over the Thanksgiving break. Eight teachers and ten students make up the reported cases.

Northside, Eastside, Lovett, Sumner Hill and Clinton High School reported just one teacher from each campus testing positive. Clinton Junior High School reported three teachers testing positive.

Clinton Park, Northside, and Eastside reported only one student from each campus testing positive. Clinton High School reported five students testing positive and Clinton Junior High School reported two students testing positive.

School administrators have completed contact tracing and have determined these cases stem from social contact over the weeklong Thanksgiving break. No students or faculty members have contracted the virus from any Clinton campus.

School officials continue to monitor students and staff closely in order to see if further positive cases are reported.

This brings CPSD’s total positive cases to 65 since the start of school on August 13.

CPSD will report all positive cases to the Mississippi State Department of Health and the Mississippi Department of Education on a weekly basis as required. Neither MSDH nor MDE require schools to report this information to the general public.

The district is committed to remaining transparent as we venture through the school year during the pandemic.

The Clinton Public School District continues to follow health and safety guidelines provided by the Centers of Disease Control and MSDH.

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