CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A Coral Springs elementary school had the highest number of new Covid-19 cases among Broward County schools between Jan. 10-16, according to the Florida Department of Health.

Riverside Elementary at 11450 Riverside Drive had nine new cases -- seven students, a teacher, and a staff member who tested positive during that week, the state health department reported this week in its school report.

Of those cases, seven people had symptoms of the virus, and two did not, the data showed.

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There are more than 320 public schools in Broward County.

According to the data, the Broward County schools with the next highest number of new cases during the week of Jan. 10-16 were Western High School (eight cases), Nova High School (eight cases), and Dillard 6-12 (eight cases).

In all, Riverside Elementary has had 22 cases since Sept. 6: 19 students, two teachers, and one other staff member, according to the data.

TAPinto Coral Springs reached out Wednesday to Broward County Public Schools for comment regarding Riverside Elementary, and no one has responded.

Read our story here on new Covid-19 cases during Jan. 10-16 at other schools serving Coral Springs.


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