Cottonwood High is moving online. Here’s a list of Utah schools that have had COVID-19 outbreaks.

Another high school in Salt Lake County will temporarily move online after a COVID-19 outbreak among students and staff.

Cottonwood High School in Murray reported having more than 15 positive cases Tuesday. In response, Granite School District announced it would follow recommendations from the Utah Department of Health to shut down for two weeks and shuffle students to remote learning.

That begins with classes Wednesday and goes through Oct. 28.

“At the end of the day, Granite District is committed to adhering to health department guidance,” said spokesman Ben Horsley. “We believe in the science behind that.”

So far, 15 schools in the county have hit the 15-person infection threshold since most reopened in August. Three have not shut their doors for the full two-week period that’s suggested. Those are Riverton High, Copper Hills High and Bingham High, all in Jordan School District, which instead closed for a day or

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Gov. Lamont discusses the recent COVID-19 outbreaks in Connecticut

Governor Ned Lamont provided an update into the state’s COVID-19 response efforts Thursday evening.  

FOX61’s Brent Hardin asks Governor Lamont about COVID-19 in CT

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The Governor’s office released Wednesday’s COVID-19 numbers showing an even higher positivity rate for the virus. There were 10,372 tests administered and 192 came back positive, yielding a 1.9 percent positivity rate. 

Hospitalizations increased again by three people bringing the current total to 107 patients. There were also three new COVID-19 related deaths, Connecticut’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 4,511 people.  

Lamont spoke about nursing homes and the third-party independent review from Mathematic. The state is already

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Scottish Higher Education Minister admits he ‘has not seen’ modelling that predicted universities outbreaks

The Scottish Minister for Higher Education “has not seen” modelling undertaken by Government advisors that found coronavirus outbreaks on university campuses were “entirely predictable”.

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Hundreds of students across Scotland are currently self-isolating after Covid-19 outbreaks were identified at several campuses.

Yesterday Professor Mark Woolhouse, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at Edinburgh University, said the UK Government’s Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (SPI-M), had already modelled potential campus outbreaks and considered them “inevitable”.

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But when asked at what point he had seen the modelling while planning for the reopening of Scottish universities, Richard Lochhead, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, told the BBC’s Good Morning Scotland radio show that he had

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COVID-19 outbreaks in WV public schools to be reported on Department of Education website | Education

The West Virginia Department of Education will begin identifying any public school in the state with a reported COVID-19 outbreak on its website, Gov. Jim Justice announced at his tri-weekly COVID-19 news briefing Friday.

An outbreak at a school is considered to be any two or more COVID-19 cases that, through contact tracing, are believed to be related, Justice said.

The website lists the name of the school, how many cases are linked to the outbreak and if the school has implemented virtual learning because of it. Since the reports are for outbreaks only, there could be more COVID-19 cases at a school or facility that are not part of the outbreak but could contribute to school closures, according to state schools Superintendent Clayton Burch.

As of Friday afternoon, eight schools in Putnam, Kanawha, Raleigh, Monongalia, Grant and Marshall counties were reporting outbreaks, all of which included less than five

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Online learning after outbreaks comes with challenges, opportunities for two local schools

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — COVID-19 presents major challenges for many Mid-South schools and teachers. Some schools are trying to accommodate students learning virtually while they struggle to keep the doors open for those wanting in-person classes.

There’s little movement on the campus of Christian Brothers High School, where all the boys are learning from home until Oct. 3. In-person classes shut down after six reported COVID cases led to a cluster of quarantines. 

The switch to all virtual was one the private school adapted to easier than most schools.

“Even before the pandemic broke out last spring, our teachers, their content is in an LMS learning management system that is cloud based,” said Jamie Brummer, CBHS interim principal. “Our students all have laptops. They’re able to interact with that content digitally.”

CBHS started the school year using the hybrid system where groups of students alternated days learning from school while others

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