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More than 4,000 students in Indiana schools test positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 11:56 PM, Dec 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-13 23:56:10-05

INDIANAPOLIS — During its weekly update of the school COVID-19 dashboard, the Indiana Department of Health added thousands of new student cases with some dating back to August.

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

IDOH reported 4,451 new student positive cases from Aug. 13 - Dec 10. 386 new staff cases were added to the dashboard with dates of Aug. 26 -Dec. 10 and 243 new teacher cases were reported from Nov. 19 - Dec. 10.

In total, IDOH says there have been 57,434 total student positive cases, 3,179 positive teacher cases and 4,870 staff positive cases.

Click here to see the state's schools dashboard.