UNION COUNTY — Union County Public Schools (UCPS) COVID-19 dashboard shows the number of positive and quarantined COVID-19 cases for students and staff was over 5,000 at the end of last week. UCPS reports having roughly 41,000 students.
The dashboard was first published on Aug. 27 and is updated on Fridays.
For the week of Aug. 30 — Sept. 3, the total number of people quarantined was 5,410 and the number of total positive cases was 367. These totals include district wide, in-person students and staff members.
At the elementary level, 2,063 students and 82 staff are quarantined; 113 students tested positive and 14 staff tested positive.
In the middle schools, 1,481 students are quarantined as well as 49 staff; 91 middle school students tested positive and six staff.
Among high schools, 1,664 students are quarantined and 50 staff; 133 high school students tested positive as well as five staff members.
In the central office, 21 staff are quarantined and five staff members tested positive, according to the dashboard.