October 2, 2021
By: Dwayne Page
The DeKalb County School District reported 8 positive cases of COVID on Friday, October 1, as the numbers overall continue to decline from previous weeks.
The district reported 7 positive cases on Monday, September 27, compared to 11 on Monday, September 20.
The number of people in quarantine on Monday September 27 was 41, up from 88 on Monday September 20. On Friday, October 1, the number was 47.
According to Attendance Supervisor Joey Reeder, DeKalb School District reported 7 positive cases on Monday, September 27 with the following numbers in each school: DCHS 2, Northside Elementary 2, Smithville Elementary 2, DeKalb Middle School 1 and DeKalb West School 0 On Friday October 1, the numbers for each school were as follows: DeKalb Middle School 3, Northside Elementary 3, DCHS 2 and Smithville Elementary and DeKalb West School each at 0.
The district-wide number of people in quarantine was 41 on Monday, September 27. The numbers in each school were as follows: DeKalb West 11, DCHS 10, Northside Elementary 7, Smithville Elementary 7 and DeKalb Middle School 6. Friday October. 1, the numbers were: Northside Elementary 11, DCHS 10, DeKalb West School 10, Smithville Elementary 9 and DeKalb Middle School 7.
The district reported 6 staff absences on Friday October 1 due to positive cases or quarantine, compared to 14 on Friday September 24. The numbers were: DCHS 3, DeKalb Middle School 1, Smithville Elementary1 and the Department of Transportation. 1.