WBR Schools providing early look at COVID-19 case numbers in parish schools



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.

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