October 19, 2021

Syltel Lovely

Singularly Lovely Education

5 COVID circumstances drive 28 learners into quarantine at Orono elementary university

Five verified scenarios of COVID-19 at Orono’s Asa C. Adams Elementary School have compelled 28 students into quarantine owing to publicity just times into the new college yr.

The predicament highlights how rampantly COVID-19 is spreading in Penobscot County as faculties return to whole-time, in-individual studying this tumble. But it also displays that elementary-age college students who aren’t yet eligible to be vaccinated are far more likely than more mature, vaccinated college students to be forced to quarantine owing to coronavirus conditions in university.

In addition to the five cases at Asa Adams, Orono has also seen one particular circumstance at its center faculty, while no shut contacts have had to quarantine since of it, Superintendent Meredith Higgins stated.