Fourteen test positive, 22 quarantined in ADM schools


Twelve students and two staff members in the Adel-De Soto-Minburn Community School District tested positive since Jan. 23 for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to communications from ADM Superintendent Greg Dufoe.

Two students at the Adel Elementary School, six students at the De Soto Intermediate School, three students at the Adel Middle School and one student at the ADM High School tested positive, along with one ADM High School staff member and one non-building-assigned staff member.

In addition, 22 other persons were quarantined as close contacts of the infected students and staff members.

The ADM Community School District had about 1,900 students enrolled in 2019, with about 500 in the high school. The district’s ongoing virus-mitigation strategies can be reviewed on the ADM dashboard.


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