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Massachusetts public schools see 323 positive COVID-19 tests in October including 5 from Fall River



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The latest figures concerning COVID-19 in Massachusetts schools have been released.

The report by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reveals that 160 tested positive. 92 of the positives were students and 68 were staff in the time period between October 8 and October 14.

The report from the week prior revealed 163 tested positive. 106 of the positives were students and 57 were staff in the time period between October 1 and October 7.

The report only includes positive cases of students and staff who have been in school for either in-person or hybrid learning. Remote learning cases are not counted.

Here are the statistics from some area cities and towns from October 8 and October 14. For the figures from October 1 to October 7, click here.

Attleboro: 2 students
Fall River: 5 staff
Dartmouth: 0
Fairhaven: 1 student
New Bedford: 0
Plymouth: 5 students and 1 staff
Seekonk: 0
Somerset: 0
Swansea: 2 students and 1 staff
Taunton: 1 staff
Westport: 0

Fall River schools see positive COVID-19 cases

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