NOLA Public Schools: More Than 3,000 Students, Staff In COVID-19 Quarantine

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New Orleans Public Schools says more than five percent of students and staff are currently under COVID-19 quarantine.

Officials said yesterday that just over 3,000 students and staff were exposed to COVID-19 last week, requiring them to be quarantined.

The District said there are 299 active cases of COVID-19 across its schools, which is up from 116 the previous week.

The largest number of quarantined students are at KIPP Morial School with 362, followed next by Ben Franklin Elementary Nashville Campus with more than 200.

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