Orange County reports 54 cases of COVID-19 at 34 schools, 4 work locations

District has issued 199 quarantined letters to students, staff at 8 schools


ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County Public Schools announced as of Aug. 21, preliminary data shows there have been 54 confirmed cases of coronavirus at 34 schools and four other work locations.

The district said the Florida Department of Health in Orange County has issued 199 quarantine letters to specific students and staff members at eight schools.

Letters were sent to certain students and staff at the following schools:

  • East River High School
  • Piedmont Lakes Middle School
  • Lakeview Middle School
  • College Park Middle School
  • Riverside Elementary School
  • John Young Elementary School
  • NorthLake Park Community School
  • Sunset Park Elementary School

The district is reminding parents to not send a student to school if their child is not feeling well or if someone in their household has tested positive for the virus.

School officials said if someone in a student’s household has COVID-19 symptoms and is awaiting results from a COVID-19 test, the child should not be sent to school.

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