SUMMIT, NJ - There have now been to 57 known reported cases of COVID-19 in the Summit Public Schools after the District disclosed two new cases at Washington Elementary School and one new case at Summit High School.

The news came via a letter sent on November 28 to the "Summit Public Schools Community" from Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough and school principals Dr. Lauren Banker and Stacy Grimaldi. The letter, subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit, stated, "The district has been notified that two individuals from Washington Elementary School and one person from Summit High School have tested positive for COVID-19. Our Nursing Department, in collaboration with the Health Department, conducted contact tracing in these cases. Some possible close contacts have been identified and have already been alerted. Public health officials did not recommend closing either school."