Superintendent Friday Update for October 2, 2020 COVID-19 Friday Update

Superintendent's COVID-19 Friday Update for October 2, 2020

from the office of the superintendent: Friday, October 2, 2020, COVID-19 Friday Update

Dr. Gotcher will provide weekly updates of the number of active positive cases and those quarantined among RSD students and staff. 

As of this communication on October 2, we have:

  • 7 active positive cases (12 last week) among students (7) and staff (0). 
  • 8 staff members are quarantined (9 last week).
  • 98 students are quarantined (138 last week) That is a 29% decrease from last week. 
  • A total of 113 students and staff are out of school or work as of this week (159 last week).

How does this compare to all of the residents within our community?

According to the ACHI (Arkansas Center for Health Improvement) data on September 28th there were:

  • 1,478 cumulative positive cases in Russellville community (4% of community).
  • 114 new cases as of September 28th (64 last week).

Let us all keep doing our best to keep everyone around us safe and enjoy this beautiful weekend!