Three more Duneland
students tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, the Duneland School
Corporation (DSC) is reporting:
-- A Chesterton
Middle School student tested positive in the morning, DSC said. No close
contacts of that student have been identified.
-- Then, in the
afternoon, a Jackson Elementary School student tested positive, the first
student at Jackson Elementary since classes began. No close contacts of that
student have been identified either.
-- And on Monday
night another CMS student tested positive. Twenty-one persons were
identified as being close contacts of that student and will be quarantined
for 14 days.
“Please be aware
that privacy laws, including HIPPA and FERPA, prevent us from sharing
further information regarding students and staff,” DSC said.
According to the
Chesterton Tribune’s records, 27 DSC in-person students or staffers have
tested positive for COVID-19 since classes began:
-- Sept. 3: one
Liberty Elementary student.
-- Sept. 11: one
Chesterton High School student; and two Bailly Elementary students.
-- Sept. 14: one
-- Sept. 15: one
Liberty Intermediate staffer.
-- Sept. 16: two
CHS students; and one LIS staffer.
-- Sept. 17: one
Yost Elementary staffer; and one LIS staffer.
-- Sept. 18: one
Westchester Intermediate student.
-- Sept. 23: one
-- Sept. 26. one
-- Sept. 30: one
CHS student; and one WIS student.
-- Oct. 1: two Yost
students; a WIS staffer; and a CHS student.
-- Oct. 5: a CHS
-- Oct. 9: a CHS
-- Oct. 10: a CHS
student; and a CMS student.
-- On Oct. 12, two
CMS students; and a Jackson Elementary student.