Eleven cases of the coronavirus reported in Wayne County Public Schools
Eleven coronavirus cases across 10 Wayne County schools were reported recently. None of the cases were identified as a cluster, according to the school system's coronavirus dashboard page.
WITH COVID IN NORTH CAROLINA. IT IS THE THIRD DAY WITH NUMBERS ABOVE 1100. BACK TO YOU. >> WE ARE JOINED LIVE OUTSIDE OF THE WAYNE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION OFFICE. THIS IS A STORY WE HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING SINCE STUDENTS RETURNED FOR IN PERSON LEARNING NOT THAT LONG AGO. >> Reporter: JEFF, STUDENTS WENT ONLINE ONLY BUT EVENTUALLY MOVED INTO PART-TIME LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM JUST LAST MONTH. WE HAVE HEARD FROM BOTH PARENTS AND EVEN EDUCATORS ABOUT THEIR CONCERNS. YOU'RE LOOKING AT THE COVID-19 DASHBOARD AND ACCORDING TO THE DATA, THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS DEALING WITH 11 TOTAL POSITIVE CASES. LAST WEEK WE TOLD YOU ABOUT ONE OF THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS RETURNING BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 CLUSTER. BOTH FAMILIES AND TEACHERS HAVE MET FEELINGS ABOUT BEING IN SCHOOL DURING THE PANDEMIC. AT THIS HOUR, WE ARE WORKING ON SPEAKING WITH ADMINISTRATORS AS WELL AS TEACHERS AND PARENTS ABOUT THEIR CONCERN.