SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Sacramento charter schoolhouse volition trial each unit and students Friday aft astir 2 twelve COVID-19 cases were discovered connected campus.
According to the Sacramento Unified School District, the schoolhouse is New Joseph Bonnheim, which is located adjacent the Tahoe Park country and began in-person acquisition connected August 9.
The bid for mandated investigating to forestall further dispersed came from Sacramento County Public Health Thursday aft 23 affirmative cases were discovered, the territory said. County wellness officials said it is apt transmission of the microorganism happened off-campus.
“The schoolhouse has a full of 270 students and 23 staff, truthful this equates to 7.8% positives for the schoolhouse population. Given that this is simply a comparatively small, tight-knit community, and that the portion arsenic a full has precocious assemblage lawsuit counts and transmission, it appears much apt that transmission is occurring extracurricular of the schoolhouse campus,” the region said successful a missive to the district.
The territory said it is prioritizing investigating with an assertive approach: It is providing investigating astatine each of its 75 schoolhouse sites and the Serna Center each weekday successful an effort to place and mitigate the dispersed of COVID-19 transmission connected its campuses.