October 17, 2021

Syltel Lovely

Singularly Lovely Education

COVID cases in Volusia, Flagler schools top 3,000

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Between May 9-15, the state reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 in Volusia schools and 4 in Flagler schools — for a total of 3,041 cases since Sept 6. 

In the most recent week, May 22-28, the Volusia County school district reported 29 new cases among students and staff members and the Flagler County school district reported 4. 

The last day of school in both districts is next week, and both districts have announced that they will not offer remote learning next year. Masks will be optional in Flagler County schools starting June 5. And the Volusia County School Board is moving forward with the process of making masks optional over the summer. Masks are optional for both districts’ graduation ceremonies at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center. 

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