Nine people in the Adel-De Soto-Minburn Community School District tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, between Monday, Nov. 9 and Wednesday, Nov. 11, according to communications from ADM Superintendent Greg Dufoe.
The positive cases included three ADM High School students, three ADM Middle School students, one De Soto Intermediate School staff member, one Adel Elementary School staff member and one non-building-assigned staff member.
In addition, 23 people 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 Return to Learn Plan calls for 100% attendance and features many virus-mitigation tactics, such as context-appropriate face coverings for students in grades three through 12.