Schools in Stanislaus County reporting 277 COVID-19 cases last week

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As of Wednesday, 4,344 students and staff were in quarantine across Stanislaus schools, according to a new coronavirus dashboard posted weekly by the Health Services Agency. One hundred thirty people were in isolation due to a positive test.

The number of people in quarantine refers to all close contacts, including those staying home for 10 days, staying home for seven days with a negative test on Day 5 and those continuing to attend school in person while testing negative twice over 10 days. The number of people in quarantine more than tripled compared to last week's data.

The county-level numbers provide a broad picture of how COVID-19 cases and quarantine procedures have affected the first few weeks of in-person school. Some districts have also launched their own data displays as COVID-19 cases increase.

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