PORT ALLEN, La. (BRPROUD) – The release of the first COVID-19 case numbers in schools from the Louisiana Department of Health is expected to happen on Wednesday.
While we await those numbers, WBR Schools are providing a look into how COVID-19 case numbers look across the river.
The most up-to-date numbers provided below by WBR Schools are approximate:
As of Tuesday, August 17:
- 25 students are quarantined for a Positive Test. (Almost all of those tested positive before school started)
- 38 students are quarantined for being a close contact. (Almost all of those close contacts occurred away from school)
- Seven Teachers are quarantined for a Positive Test
- Six Teachers are quarantined for being a close contact
There are ten schools in the West Baton Rouge Parish School District.