A total of 201 students and staff at 48 K-12 school districts and three colleges have been infected by coronavirus in new school-related outbreaks, according to data released Monday, April 12, by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
The data was collected on Thursday, April 8, and includes preschools and daycares in those buildings. Last week, the state reported 293 infections from new outbreaks at 73 K-12 school districts and two colleges.
The biggest new outbreak involved 22 students and staff at Bay City Central High School.
The three colleges with new outbreaks involved 22 students at Alma College in Alma, three students at Lawrence Tech University in Southfield, and 20 students and staff at Concordia University in Ann Arbor.
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K-12 school outbreaks were identified in 20 counties. Below are those outbreaks listed by county.
- Allegan: Otsego High School, two students.
- Berrien: Eau Claire High School, six students; Countryside Academy, two students.
- Clinton: Dewitt High School, 18 students; Dewitt Middle School, three students; St. Johns Middle School, five students and staff; St. Mary School, three students.
- Genesee: Haas Elementary School, three students.
- Ionia: Ionia Middle School, three students.
- Jackson: Michigan Center High School, two students.
- Lapeer: Turrill Pre-School/Elementary, three students; Dryden Elementary, two students and staff.
- Lenawee: Adrian Schools, 18 students and staff.
- Livingston: IXL Hamburg, three students.
- Macomb, Anchor Bay Middle School, two students; Ashley Elementary, two students; Beck Elementary, two students and staff; Endeavor Middle School, two students; Greenwood Elementary, two students; Henry Ford II High School, two students; Lake Shore High School, two students; Malow Junior High School, two students; Masonic Heights Elementary School, three students; Richmond High School, two students; Violet Elementary, two students and staff.
- Midland: Coleman Elementary, two students and staff.
- Monroe: Manor Elementary, six students and staff.
- Montcalm: Greenville Middle School, three students.
- Newaygo: Fremont High School, two students.
- Oakland: Oxford Bridges High School, two students; Birmingham Seaholm/Groves, three students; Sashabaw Middle School, two staff; Webb Elementary, two students;
- Wayne: Detroit Edison Public School Academy, two students; Charlotte Mason Community School, eight students and staff; Detroit Leadership Academy, six students; Western International High School, two students and staff; Oxford Middle School, three students .
- Osceola: Pine River High School, four students.
- Ottawa: Hudsonville High School, two students; Riley Street Middle School, two students; Mary A White Elementary, two students.
- Presque Isle: Posen High School, three students.
- Wexford: Mesick High School, two students.
A cumulative total of 9,886 individuals have been sickened in previously reported ongoing outbreaks, according to the April 12 report. Ongoing outbreaks include clusters identified before last week and had at least one case in the past 28 days.
Last week, there was a cumulative total of 9,807 cases in ongoing outbreaks.
Most of those ongoing outbreaks involve college communities, and most of those outbreaks occurred outside classroom settings. A total of 7,837 infections linked to ongoing outbreaks have occurred in and around 23 college communities. That compares to 7,895 cases on 22 campuses reported last week.
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 12, report. It shows outbreaks reported as of April 8. You can put your cursor over a dot to see the underlying data.
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