More Schools Close Due to COVID-19 Cases

More Schools Close Due to COVID-19 Cases

Covıd-19, School Closures

1/15/2022 5:02:00 AM

More Schools Close Due to COVID-19 Cases

More North Texas families are going into the weekend making plans for childcare as the number of schools closing next week due to COVID-19 cases increases.

Area hospitals are also reporting a rise in COVID-19 cases.Dr. Carla Carreno at Children’s Health says there are 78 children at Children’s Health in Dallas and Plano, many under the age of five and not yet eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.“Our number of cases on December 12 were about 4% positivity rate,” she said. “Right now, we are at 33% positivity rate meaning 33% of our tests are positive.”

Carreno says that is the highest number of cases a Delta wave last summer.The doctor advises children returning to classes to avoid large gatherings, wash their hands often and mask up.“You may consider even upgrading that mask from that cloth mask to a higher level,” said Carreno. “An N-95 mask.”

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