These Lewis County schools have confirmed COVID-19 cases this week

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LEWIS, N.Y. (WWTI) — Two school districts in Lewis County reported new COVID-19 cases in the last week of February.

This included both the Lowville Central School District and South Lewis Central School District.

South Lewis Superintendent Douglas Premo confirmed on Tuesday that two student tested positive for the virus. Both students attend South Lewis High School.

According to Superintendent Premo, due to the Districts February recess, the students had not been on campus and there was no impact on the overall operations of the school district.

The following data represents COVID-19 cases within the South Lewis Central School District since the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Student COVID-19 casesStaff/teacher COVID-19 casesTotal
Glenfield Elementary School268
Port Leyden Elementary School7512
South Lewis Middle School12113
South Lewis High School121022
Total55

Lowville Central School District Superintendent Rebecca Dunckel-King confirmed that an elementary school student tested positive for the virus on February 24.

According to Duckel-King the student was not in school during the infectious period.

Below represents COVID-19 cases reported in the Lowville Central School District since September 2020.

Student COVID-19 casesStaff/teacher COVID-19 casesTotal
Lowville Elementary School28432
Lowville Middle School15217
Lowville High School20222
Total71

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