MEAD, Wash. — More than 150 students attending in-person classes at Mt. Spokane High School are in quarantine due to having close contact with a positive coronavirus case, according to the Mead School District.
Coronavirus outbreaks among students and staff have also been reported at the high school and other schools within the district.
According to the district's COVID-19 dashboard, 156 out of 998, or 15.6 percent, of in-person students at Mt. Spokane High School are in quarantine. Of those students, 110 are in the A schedule group and 46 are in the B schedule group.
There are also nine students and two staff members who have had confirmed cases of coronavirus in the last two weeks, according to the district. Seven of those students are in the A group and 2 are in the B group.
The district also said 18 students and three staff members have had cases that originated outside of school.
Other Mead schools report coronavirus cases
Six students at Prairie View Elementary School and two staff members have contracted COVID-19 in the last two weeks, according to the school district's dashboard. Seventy-seven students and five staff members are in quarantine due to close contact with confirmed cases.
According to the dashboard, there have been 10 student and three staff cases that originated outside of the school.
At Mead High School, ten students and four staff members have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last two weeks. Fifty-one students and 12 staff members are in quarantine due to close contact.
Nineteen student and five staff cases so far originated outside of the high school, according to the district's dashboard.
The district's full data dashboard updated as of Wednesday, Nov. 18 is available below: