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C.K. McClatchy High School COVID-19 outbreak includes 21 cases linked to prom

CK McClatchy High School in Sacramento is facing a COVID-19 outbreak among students, with many of the cases involving people who attended the junior prom. Contact detectors detected 50 positive COVID-19 cases at CK McClatchy High School in Sacramento as of April 21, the Sacramento City Consolidated School District confirmed to KCRA 3. At least 21 of these people were present at the dance, which took place in person on April 23. A spokesman for the Al Goldberg district said in a statement that it was difficult to determine where the transmission took place “due to the large number of overlapping social and school contacts”. “As always, exposure alerts were sent to those who were present during the infectious period,” he said. Dance students were required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test upon entry, in accordance with local policy. The mask was “encouraging” but not imposed. McClatchy’s next dance, a senior dance, is on the May 14 calendar. “Events at the end of the year such as dancing are rituals for our students. “With the impact of the pandemic on mental health – these types of extracurricular activities usually bring hope and joy to those who attend and participate,” said Victoria Flores, Director of Student Support and Health Services at SCUSD. “As COVID remains worrying, this is the balance we continue to weigh.” Also, no masks were required at a dance for a school in the Bay Area earlier in April, where nearly 100 students later tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Associated Press. All cases were mild. The McClatchy outbreak comes after just three students at the school became infected throughout March, according to the district control panel. There were 36 student cases in February and 218 at the height of the little boy’s outbreak in January. Sacramento County health officials said there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases in general and confirmed to KCRA 3 that cases have been reported from schools in recent weeks. This could possibly be due to submicron and delta variants, spokeswoman Samantha Mot said in a statement. The average seven-day case rate in Sacramento County was 7.7 per 100,000 people, according to an update to the county control panel a week ago. That was higher than 5.5 cases per 100,000 people last week. The county’s most recent weekly COVID-19 numbers will be reported on Wednesday. So far, the recent increase in cases in the prefecture has not led to a corresponding increase in hospitalizations. “We encourage schools to refer to the CDPH Safe and SMART Events Guide when planning larger events such as dancing, sporting events and graduation,” Mott said. He encouraged people to get vaccinated or vaccinated against COVID-19 if they had not already, and said that masks “are still highly recommended when going out in public, especially in crowded places”. BELOW VIDEO Sacramento student appears in “Prom (ish)”

CK McClatchy High School in Sacramento is facing a COVID-19 outbreak among students, with many of the cases involving people who attended the junior prom.

Contact detectors have detected 50 positive COVID-19 cases at CK McClatchy High School in Sacramento since April 21, the Sacramento Unified School District confirmed to KCRA 3.

At least 21 of these people were present at the dance, which took place in person on April 23.

A spokesman for the Al Goldberg district said in a statement that it was difficult to determine where the transmission took place “due to the large number of overlapping social and school contacts”.

“As always, exposure alerts were sent to those who were present during the infectious period,” he said.

Dance students were required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test upon entry, in accordance with local policy. The mask was “encouraging” but not imposed. McClatchy’s next dance, a senior dance, is on the May 14 calendar.

“End-of-year events such as dancing are rituals for our students. “With the impact of the pandemic on mental health – these types of extracurricular activities usually bring hope and joy to those who attend and participate,” said Victoria Flores, Director of Student Support and Health Services at SCUSD. “As COVID remains worrying, this is the balance we continue to weigh.”

Also, no masks were required at a dance for a school in the Bay Area earlier in April, where nearly 100 students later tested positive for the coronavirus. according to the Associated Press. All cases were mild.

The McClatchy outbreak comes after just three students at the school became infected throughout March. according to the district control panel. There were 36 student cases in February and 218 at the height of the little boy’s outbreak in January.

Sacramento County health officials said there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases in general and confirmed to KCRA 3 that cases have been reported from schools in recent weeks.

This could possibly be due to submicron and delta variants, spokeswoman Samantha Mot said in a statement.

The average seven-day case rate in Sacramento County was 7.7 per 100,000 people, according to an update to the county control panel a week ago. That was higher than 5.5 cases per 100,000 people last week. The county’s most recent weekly COVID-19 numbers will be reported on Wednesday.

So far, the recent increase in cases in the prefecture has not led to a corresponding increase in hospitalizations.

“We encourage schools to refer to CDPH Safe and SMART Events Playbook “when you plan bigger events like dancing, sporting events and graduation,” Mott said.

He encouraged ordinary people as well to take part in solving this great task: “One of the things you and other people can do is keep up the pressure … there are going to be some difficult decisions for government”.

| BELOW VIDEO Sacramento student appears in “Prom (ish)”

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