Coffee County schools COVID-19 case numbers seeing decrease with mask policy, superintendent says

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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.

Coffee County schools had a total of 47 cases of COVID-19 for the week of August 24 through August 31.

Seventeen of those cases came Kinston School and fifteen cases were reported from Zion Chapel. Ten students tested positive at New Brockton Elementary and five at New Brockton High School.

Superintendent Kelly Cobb said these numbers do show a significant improvement from weeks prior.

“The district’s goal is to continue to provide high-quality face-to-face instruction and extracurricular activities for all students who attend Coffee County Schools. Additionally, we are working together to avoid going virtual or having a school closure. I want to express my appreciation to everyone for working together to accomplish this goal. Remember, “We Are Better Together” in good times, but it is even more important to work together in these challenging times.”

Coffee County Superintendent Kelly Cobb

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