Schools report 938 new cases

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BOSTON (SHNS) – Massachusetts schools reported 938 new cases of COVID-19 in the week from Jan. 14-20, including 541 among students attending class in-person or through a hybrid model and 397 among staff.

New Bedford, with 19 student cases and 19 staff cases, reported the most total cases, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s data show.

New Bedford was among 10 districts that reported at least 10 student cases, along with Braintree (16), Westwood (15), Fall River (13), Falmouth (13), Milton (12), Plymouth (13), Quincy (11), Watertown (10) and Stoughton (10).

Approved special education schools reported 103 total cases to the department, including 32 among students and 41 in staff.

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