BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham City Schools has seen a significant increase in quarantines and COVID-19 cases among both students and staff over the last week.
The number of positive COVID-19 tests among staff members also nearly doubled, from 16 to 31. The number of positive COVID-19 tests among students saw a significant increase, from 125 to 193, week over week.
All but five of BCS’s 43 schools had at least one positive COVID-19 test among students and staff over the last seven days.
Wenonah High School accounted for the largest number of positive coronavirus tests with 20. Following were George W. Carver High School, with 18, and South Hampton K-8, with 16.
Below is a list with specific data regarding the number of cases and quarantines in each school.
|School Name||# Positive Cases (Students Past 7 Days)||# Positive Cases (Staff Past 7 Days)||# Students & Employees Excluded from School/Work(Past 7 days)|
|A. H. Parker High School||13||49|
|Bertram A. Hudson K-8||4||2||8|
|Booker T. Washington K-8||3||14|
|Bush Hills STEAM Academy||10|
|Central Park Elementary||3||1||8|
|Charles A. Brown Elementary|
|Dupuy Alternative School|
|EPIC Alternative Elementary||4||18|
|George W. Carver High School||18||4|
|Glen Iris Elementary||1||2|
|Green Acres Middle School||1||9|
|Hayes K-8 School||1||2||4|
|Henry J. Oliver Elementary||5||23|
|Huffman High School||5||37|
|John Herbet Phillips Academy||8||3||1|
|Jones Valley Middle School|
|L. M. Smith Middle||8||1||31|
|Malachi Wilkerson Middle||1||12|
|Martha Gaskins Elementary|
|Ossie Ware Mitchell Middle||1||3|
|Oxmoor Valley Elementary||5||4||14|
|P.D. Jackson-Olin High School||8||1||6|
|Princeton Alternative Elementary||2||8|
|Ramsay High School||4||1||28|
|South Hampton K-8||13||3||36|
|Sun Valley Elementary||3||15|
|W. E. Putnam Middle School||4||3||31|
|Wenonah High School||19||1||29|
|West End Academy||1||11|
|William J. Christian K-8||7||8|
|Woodlawn High School||3||7|