FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Public Schools the second COVID-19 case tied to Wilson Elementary School on January 14.
This is the third case in the district in 2021. The case means someone who is at the school has tested positive for the virus.
Although students have not been in the school for about a month, some teachers and staff have been physically at the schools.
This is the 39th cases in the public school district.
Every school in the district has had a case this school year.
Framingham High has had the most coronavirus cases in the district with 9. Fuller Middle is second with 6 cases.
There were 20 COVID cases in December in the schools.
“FPS schools are cleaned daily in accordance with our COVID-19 protocol and CDC guidelines. In instances where a school community is engaged in in-person learning and an individual tests positive for COVID-19, deep cleaning is implemented. We will continue to be vigilant in adhering to all of the protocols that have been put in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19,” said the District.
Framingham Public Schools had about 500–550 students in the classrooms through Friday, December 4.
There are about 9,000 students in the district.
If the number of cases per day, and the positive rate is reduced. students and staff are expected to return to the classrooms again in early February 2021.
As of last week, Framingham was averaging more than 60 cases per day per 100,000 individuals over a 2-week period.