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Posted at 2:05 PM, Feb 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 14:05:19-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana schools reported nearly 6,200 COVID-19 cases last week, according to numbers reported Monday by the Indiana Department of Health.

The most recent update includes 6,179 COVID-19 cases among students, 378 cases among teachers and 467 among other staff members. Some cases dated back several weeks.

Monday's student count represented a decrease of 7,804 since last week when IDOH said 13,983 children tested positive for the virus.

The state updates its dashboard of COVID-19 statistics in schools each Monday.

Since the beginning of the school year, 120,749 students, 7,803 teachers and 11,016 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.