A total of 173 students and staff at 41 K-12 school districts have been infected by coronavirus in new school-related outbreaks, according to data released Monday, April 19, by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

The data was collected on Thursday, April 15, and includes preschools and daycares in those buildings

Last week, the state reported 201 infections in new outbreaks at 48 K-12 school districts and three colleges.

The biggest new outbreak involves 21 students and staff at Imlay City Middle School near Lapeer.

K-12 school outbreaks were identified in 28 counties. Below are those outbreaks listed by county.

  • Allegan: Wayland Union High School, four students.
  • Benzie: Frankfort Elementary School, five staff and students.
  • Berrien: Lybrook Elementary in Eau Claire, two students; Watervliet High School, two students; Brandywine Middle/High School in Niles, two students.
  • Delta: Escanaba Junior/Senior High School, four students; Gladstone High School, four students.
  • Eaton: Charlotte Upper Elementary, three students; Parkview Elementary in Charlotte, two students.
  • Emmet: Mackinaw High School in Mackinaw City, two students.
  • Gladwin: Beaverton High School, nine students.
  • Grand Traverse: Interlochen Center for the Arts, eight students.
  • Jackson: Grass Lake High School, four students.
  • Kalamazoo: Portage Central High School, three students.
  • Lapeer: Imlay City Middle School, 21 students; Dryden High School, seven staff and students; Turrill Elementary in Lapeer, three students.
  • Leelanau: St. Mary’s High School in Lake Leelanau,, three students.
  • Lenawee: Britton Deerfield High School in eight students; Lenawee ISD EMT Program in Adrian, three students; Britton-Deerfield Elementary in Britton, two students.
  • Macomb: Wyandot Middle School in Clinton Township, four students; Parker Elementary in Clinton Township, three students; Bozymowski Center in Sterling Heights, two staff.
  • Midland: Plymouth Elementary School in Midland, two students.
  • Oakland: Rochester Hills Adams High School Rochester Hills, five students; Southfield Christian School, three students; Edmonson Elementary in Madison Heights, five students; Mary Helen Guest Elementary in Walled Lake, two students; Oakley Park Elementary in Commerce Township, two students; Novi Kindercare, two students; Costello Elementary in Troy, two students.
  • Ottawa: Allendale Middle School, four students; Spring Lake High School, two students.
  • Sanilac: Brown City High School, 10 staff and students.
  • Shiawassee: Spring Vale Christian Academy in Owosso, seven staff and students.
  • Washtenaw: Woodland Meadows Elementary in Saline, four students; Mitchell Elementary in Ann Arbor, three staff and students.
  • Wayne: Cooke School in Northville, five staff and students; Bentley Elementary School in Canton, three students; George Washington Carver Academy in Highland Park, two staff.

A cumulative total of 8,559 individuals have been sickened in ongoing outbreaks, the April 19 report says. Ongoing outbreaks include clusters identified earlier but that had at least one additional case in the past 28 days.

Last week, there was a cumulative total of 9,886 cases in ongoing outbreaks.

Most of those ongoing outbreaks involve college communities, and most of those outbreaks occurred outside classroom settings. A total of 7,895 infections linked to ongoing outbreaks have occurred in and around 18 college communities. That compares to 7,827 cases on 23 campuses reported last week.

Among K-12 schools, there were 2,166 staff and students infected in ongoing outbreaks at 269 schools serving pre-K through high school.

The latest list includes buildings with at least one case in the past 28 days.

The largest ongoing outbreaks in K-12 schools: 56 at Ruth Fox Middle School in Lapeer; 54 at Lapeer High School; 50 at Imlay City High School; North Branch Elementary, 48, and East Grand Rapids High School, 45.

Outbreak data for K-12 schools includes only cases in which the student or staff was infected at school or at a school-related function. Those who caught the virus outside of school are not included.

A COVID-19 outbreak is defined as two or more cases with a link by place and time indicating a shared exposure outside of a household.

Below is an online database that allows readers to search outbreak data by school name or by city or county. The number of those infected is a cumulative total since the original outbreak. (Note: Washtenaw County only reports cumulative totals for the past 28 days.)

Below is an interactive map showing both new and ongoing outbreaks listed in the Monday, April 19, report. It shows outbreaks reported as of April 15. You can put your cursor over a dot to see the underlying data.

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