State data shows multiple outbreaks of COVID-19 in schools across Maryland. There are currently 43 schools experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, according to the Maryland Department of Health website. Since the website started tracking COVID-19 outbreaks in Maryland schools in October 2020, there have been outbreaks in 216 schools. Schools listed as experiencing an outbreak on the website have at least two confirmed COVID-19 cases among students, teachers or staff who are epidemiologically linked, at least three classrooms or cohorts with cases from separate households, or at least five percent of the entire school population have confirmed COVID-19 within a 14-day period.
Md. schools experience COVID-19 outbreaks while bringing students back to classrooms
April 26, 2021