December 8, 2021

About 3,000 Los Angeles Unified School District students test positive for COVID-19 amid return to school

LOS ANGELES — About 3,000 students within the Los Angeles Unified School District had to go into isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 as they returned to school final week.

There have been additionally 3,500 different students that had to go into quarantine for being in shut contact with those that examined positive. There are about 600,000 students in complete within the LAUSD.

The district is launching cellular vaccination clinics at center and excessive faculties to vaccinate any eligible students and workers towards COVID.

Weekly COVID testing is required for students and workers within the LAUSD, no matter their vaccination standing. All district workers have to be absolutely vaccinated by Oct. 15.

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LAUSD students returned to lecture rooms Monday, however some have been met with lengthy traces due to an prolonged technique of verifying required COVID-19 assessments.

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