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Weekly report on COVID-19 in Tampa Bay area schools for the week of Sept. 20

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Posted at 10:16 AM, Sep 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-25 20:11:44-04

As the 2020-2021 school year continues during the COVID-19 pandemic, ABC Action News will take parents and guardians through the numbers of COVID-19 in the Tampa Bay area school systems.

RECOMMENDED: MAP: Tampa Bay area schools that have reported confirmed positive COVID-19 cases

Hillsborough

  • 52 new cases among 36 schools.
  • Newsome High School had 7 students test positive this week.
  • Steinbrenner High School had 5 students test positive this week
  • Steinbrenner High and Newsome High football games were both canceled.

Pinellas

    Polk

    • 32 new cases at 27 schools
    • Lake Region High’s games this week and next week (against Frostproof, Sept. 25, and Hardee, Oct. 2) have been canceled.
    • Kathleen High’s games this week and next week (against Manatee, Sept. 25, and Durant, Oct. 2) have been canceled. Operations have been suspended through Oct. 5.

    Pasco

    • 46 new cases with more than 600 students and staff quarantined.
    • Gulf High school football games canceled

    Sarasota

    • 13 new cases at 11 schools

    Manatee

      Highlands

      • 6 new cases. 3 students and 3 staff members

      Citrus

      • 13 new cases. 7 of those are students.

      ***Weekly data is from Sunday, Sept.20 to Friday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.