Madison City Schools announced Friday that there are 30 new positive cases of coronavirus in the district this week.
Also, a combined 228 students and staff members are in quarantine due to being associated with positive or presumptive positive cases, Superintendent Dr. Ed Nichols said in a letter to parents on Friday.
Most of this week’s coronavirus and quarantine cases are among students and employees at Bob Jones High School.
See Nichols’ full letter below, including a breakdown of positive coronavirus cases and quarantine numbers.
Dear Madison City Schools Family,
I want to begin by thanking Madison City Schools (MCS) Nurse Bonnie Davis and the entire MCS nursing staff for the tremendous job they are doing in this pandemic environment. These nurses are going above and beyond to serve our MCS families.
For this week, we have a total of 30 new positive cases of Covid-19 in our district. We currently have 228 staff or students in quarantine from being associated with positive or presumptive cases.
Here is the breakdown:
Columbia - 0 employees and 1 student
Heritage - 0 employees and 0 students
Horizon - 0 employees and 0 students
Madison - 0 employees and 0 students
Mill Creek - 0 employees and 0 students
Rainbow - 0 employees and 1 student
West Madison - 0 employees and 1 student
Pre-K - 0 employees and 0 students
Discovery - 1 employee and 0 students
Liberty - 0 employees and 1 student
Bob Jones - 2 employees and 20 students
James Clemens - 0 employees and 3 students
District - 0 employees
Quarantined (Does not include the 30 new positive cases listed above):
Columbia - 8 employees and 35 students
Heritage - 0 employees and 15 students
Horizon - 1 employee and 8 students
Madison - 0 employees and 3 students
Mill Creek - 1 employee and 8 students
Rainbow - 2 employees and 1 student
West Madison - 1 employee and 6 students
Pre-K - 1 employee and 1 student
Discovery - 6 employees and 42 students
Liberty - 1 employee and 35 students
Bob Jones - 21 employees and 23 students
James Clemens - 1 employee and 5 students
District - 3 employees
Last week, we isolated 120 members of the Bob Jones football program out of caution to our positive test. After review, the majority of these players are not considered close contacts and will return from isolation on Sept. 28.
Madison City Schools