/ 20.08.2021 20:50:00
For many students, this Friday marks the end of the first week of school, as hundreds of students in Southern California have been forced to return home to quarantine before a possible covid-19 exposure. Alarming several school administrators.
Lake Elsinore Unified School District reports that approximately 500 students have been sent home to quarantine, presenting some symptoms of contagion. Being at least 300 students from Elsinore High School.
“This exhibition that took place during the first week of school provided a perfect tormenting environment. Since many students have not been on campus for a year, several could not even make it to their classrooms. ” Melissa Valdez wrote by mail for a local newspaper.
However, the Lake Elsinore district has not been the only one affected by the return to classes, as the Saugus Union district reported that 74 students were sent home for exposure to covid-19 with the obligation to remain in house from 7 to 10 days.
Ten students and three teachers said that received positive tests for coronavirus in the Newhall School District.
“Most of our contact tracing is for a minimal number of students,” Newhall School District Director of Human Resources Ken Hintz told the Daily News on Thursday.
“We have really strict routines in schools,” Hintz said. “We think the masks really help. Keeping the masks inside the classrooms is the key to really stopping the spread. “
At Corona High School, a soccer game was canceled on Friday because the players exhibited “similar symptoms” within the college football team, so they had to self-quarantine after possible exposure to the coronavirus.