Coffee County schools continue to see decrease in COVID-19 cases with mask policy mandated

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COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Coffee County Superintendent Kelly Cobb issued a press release on the current COVID cases in the district’s schools on Wednesday.

The Coffee County School System had a total of 29 cases of COVID-19 for the week of August 31 through September 7, 2021, according to Cobb. Kinston School reported 11 cases, New Brockton Elementary School reported 8 cases, New Brockton High School reported 5 cases, and Zion Chapel School reported 5 cases.

“The positive cases will continue to be reported to the ADPH each week and updated on their dashboard for schools,” Superintendent Cobb said. “These numbers continue to show some improvement from last week. We appreciate your continued support, patience, and grace during this challenging time of COVID-19. The Coffee County School Systems’ goal continues to be to offer high-quality face-to-face learning and extracurricular activities for all students during these challenging times.”

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