Two additional positive COVID-19 cases have been reported by the Madison Central School District. Superintendent Joel Jorgenson said Wednesday that one student or staff member at Madison Elementary School had tested positive, as well as one staff member not affiliated with a building. Jorgenson said that in both cases there are no school close contacts.
As of Wednesday, the Madison Elementary School had four active COVID-19 cases and remained at a Level One status. Jorgenson said that according to the district’s “Back to School Plan”, the threshold set for the school to move to Level Two is eight active cases.
Currently, there is one active COVID-19 case at Madison Middle School and the threshold to move to the next level there is five active cases. There are currently no active coronavirus cases reported at Madison High School.
In Lake County Wednesday, the state Department of Health reported 43 active COVID-19 cases. There were more than 77-hundred active cases reported statewide, and 226 people are hospitalized with the virus. Also Wednesday, one more COVID-19 death was reported, bringing the state’s total since the start of the pandemic to 2109.