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Wilton Public Schools Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Information


 

This page has been created as a central location for Wilton Public Schools information related to the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19 and Coronavirus in the public vernacular and in the press.

WILTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS COVID TRACKER
November 19, 2020
WHS Middlebrook Cider Mill Miller-Driscoll Genesis District Total
Staff confirmed COVID positive: currently isolating 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
Students confirmed COVID positive: currently isolating 5 4 3 3 1 0 16
Staff currently in quarantine due to close contact 2 5 16 20 4 3 50
Students currently in quarantine due to close contact 41 28 68 52 11 0 200

Updated: November 19, 2020 @ 5:36 p.m.   This chart will be updated every Wednesday by 5:00 p.m.


Definitions taken from Addendum 5: Interim Guidance for Responding to COVID-19 Scenarios in Connecticut School Districts

Close contact: Spending at least 15 minutes within 6 feet of a person with confirmed COVID-19 within 24 hours, or a direct exposure to possibly infected droplets of saliva or nasal mucus (e.g., being sneezed or coughed on in the face). See CDC web page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html

Self- Isolation: Individual with signs or symptoms of COVID-19, or a positive test, stays home until no longer infectious for at least 10 days since the onset of symptoms and until at least 24 hours have passed with no fever (without fever-reducing medications) and with improvement in other COVID-19 symptoms. See CDC web page:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/isolation.html 

Self-Quarantine: Individual without symptoms stays home for 14 days since last exposure to someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19 (the incubation period of the virus). See CDC web page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html OR  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fif-you-are-sick%2Fquarantine-isolation.html