Friday, February 10, 2023

COVID-19 Cases In NE Health District Up Slightly; Transmission Rates In District Remain High

***Clarke Reports One Death From Disease***

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported three new confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in the Northeast Health District in its report on Wednesday, including one in Clarke County.

The Department of Public Health reported four confirmed deaths from the disease in the Northeast Health District on Wednesday of last week.

Oconee County Schools Received And Granted Large Number Of School Reassignment Requests Following Redistricting

***All Requests Approved***

Oconee County Schools has received and approved a whopping 379 applications for School Choice, meaning that the student requested and was granted transfer to a different school in the system than the one assigned as a result of redistricting.

Last year, by comparison, Oconee County Schools received 84 applications and seven of those were denied because the applications were made to schools, North Oconee High School and Malcom Bridge Middle School, where no space was available.