VBCPS reports 24 COVID-19 cases since start of school; Breakdown of cases provided

Posted at 8:37 AM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 08:54:33-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Virginia Beach City Public Schools will now provide a regularly-updated report with the number and location of confirmed COVID-19 cases within their schools and administrative buildings.

The information will be arranged by date when reported to the school division.

Out of respect for the privacy of the staff and students, cases will refer to “individuals” only.

VBCPS say anyone considered to be a close contact of an affected individual will be contacted by the Virginia Beach Department of Public Health or VBCPS health services directly. All others will receive a notification letter from VBCPS.

For more information about how contact tracing is conducted, click here.

There have been 24 COVID-19 cases reported since school started on Sept. 8. Here's the breakdown: