Cobb schools COVID-19 data shows hotspot at Brumby Elementary

·1 min read

Dec. 7—The Cobb County School District has had 6,421 cumulative COVID-19 cases this school year. As of Friday, the district had seen 197 new active cases since Nov. 19, the last time data was released (no data was released the week of Thanksgiving).

The largest number of cases reported Friday was at Brumby Elementary, where 17 new cases were reported. Only two other Cobb Schools had 10 or more cases — Cooper Middle (11) and East Cobb Middle (11).

The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving saw slight increases in weekly caseloads: 122 new cases were reported on Nov. 19, 113 on Nov. 12, and 87 on Nov. 5.

The lowest weekly caseload was seen on Oct. 29, when just 76 new cases were reported. The highest was in late August, the fourth week of school, when 1,033 were reported in a week.

Marietta City Schools reported 13 new student cases and two new staff cases Friday.

Here's a look at Cobb County and state COVID-19 numbers reported Monday, and how they compare to Friday. All information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

A Cobb-Douglas Public Health report, including data on how the coronavirus is affecting different ZIP codes, genders and ages, is available at reports.mysidewalk.com/17554e75c1#c-452027.

For the Georgia DPH's full report, visit dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report.

National data can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website at cdc.gov.

For Marietta City Schools data, visit marietta-city.org/casereports.

For Cobb County School District data, visit cobbk12.org/page/40801/covid-case-notification.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting