FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Public School district reported its 63rd COVID positive case during the 2020-21 school district.
The latest case was at McCarthy Elementary School.
This is just the second case at the Flagg Drive school this year, and the first in 2021.
The district does not state when it reports positive cases if they are a teacher, staff, or a student.
Friday was a professional development day for the district with no in person-learning for students.
Thursday was an early release for elementary.
The case was reported on March 13.
Since January 1, there have been 27 cases in the district.
This is the 15th case in the district in March.
Framingham High School leads the district with 16 total cases this school year.
Fuller Middle School is second with 8 cases. King Elementary and BLOCKS are tied for third with five cases each.
The district has been testing staff weekly, and students, via pooled testing.
Phase I & 2 students returned to their classrooms in February.
Phase III students returned to their physical classrooms on February 24. It was the first time in a physical classroom for these students in the 2020-21 school year. They are attending school all five days.
Phase IV students, many who have not physically been in a classroom since March 2020, began on March 3 for cohort B and began on Monday, March 8. for cohort A.