WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL)— WFISD reported on updated student and staff COVID-19 cases from multiple schools across the district.
On Tuesday, WFISD sent an email to parents confirming one student has tested positive for COVID-19 at Wichita Falls High School.
The Wichita County Health District performed contact tracing and contacted all individuals who were determined to be close contacts to the positive case.
School official added this case had a “low exposure level.”
As of Tuesday, November 17, there are 58 active student cases and 26 active staff cases bringing the total number of cases in the school district to 84.
The breakdown of COVID-19 cases from multiple schools across the district is below:
|Active Student Cases||Active Staff Cases|
|Hirschi High School||11||1|
|Rider High School||12||1|
|Wichita Falls High School||7||0|
|Barwise Middle School||4||1|
|Kirby Middle School||1||6|
|McNiel Middle School||2||1 (.5)|
|Booker T. Washington Elementary||0||1 (.5) (.5)|
|Haynes Elementary||0||1 (.5)|
|Scotland Park Elementary||0||1|
|Southern Hills Elementary||1||1 (.5)|
|West Foundation Elementary||2||0|
|Farris Early Childhood||1||1 (.5)|
|Northwest Head Start||0||(.5)|
|Career Education Center||NA*||0|
|*Students who attend the Career Education Center are included in their high school count **Staff cases listed as (.5) represent a staff member who works at two campuses|
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