Four new positive virus tests in Perry schools Wednesday


Perry Community School District Superintendent Clark Wicks announced Wednesday that one Perry High School student, one Perry Middle School student, one Perry Middle School adult and one Perry Elementary School student tested positive Nov. 11 for COVID-19.

All students and families in contact with this student have been notified, Wicks said, and Three students and one adult will be quarantined for 14 days in conformity with direction from Dallas County Public Health.

Wicks said only .005% of the PCSD student population is currently infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

“This is a very low percentage,” he said, and all other students can attend classes as normal.

In 2019 the Perry Community School District had an enrollment of 1,676 in three buildings.


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