Tri-county schools check-in: NHCS reports 46 Covid-19 cases, another record-low week this school year

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — New Hanover County Schools is reporting 46 Covid-19 cases for the past week. It’s another record low week for Covid-19 this school year, down from 72 cases last week, according to the district’s online dashboard.

Twenty-three quarantines were assigned.

(NHCS’ case counts are not entered in real-time. The dashboard is updated once a week on Friday. Some current cases may not be reflected until the following week’s totals are published.)


Since the start of the school year, NHCS recorded 940 positive cases total. Here is the breakdown for the week of Oct. 4:

Elementary
Alderman —  1
Bellamy —  2
College Park —  3
The International School at Gregory — 1
Johnson PreK Center —  1
Murrayville —  3
Masonboro —  1
Pine Valley —  2
Porters Neck —  1
Wrightsboro —  4

Middle
Holly Shelter — 1
Murray — 1
Myrtle Grove — 5
Noble — 2
Trask — 1
Williston — 1

High
Hoggard — 3
Laney — 5
New Hanover — 8

Brunswick County Schools

As of Friday, Oct. 8, Brunswick County Schools is reporting 53 active Covid-19 cases, including one in central services. More than 125 people were under precautionary quarantines as of the latest update.

Since the first day of school, Aug. 30, the school district has recorded 503 positive cases in total.

Elementary
Bellville — 2
Bolivia — 1
Southport — 1
Supply — 2
Town Creek — 2
Union — 5
Virginia Williamson — 3

K-8
Waccamaw School – 1

Middle
Cedar Grove — 2
Leland — 1
Shallotte — 7
South Brunswick — 1

High
Early College — 3
North Brunswick — 12
South Brunswick — 3
The COAST — 2
West Brunswick — 4

Pender County Schools

Pender County Schools documented 31 confirmed cases and 126 quarantines for the week of Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, according to the latest update on its dashboard.

Since Aug. 30, at least 260 staff and students in Pender County tested positive for Covid-19.

Elementary
Cape Fear — 1
C.F. Pope — 2
Malpass Corner — 4
North Topsail — 3
Surf City — 4
South Topsail — 1

Middle
Cape Fear — 1
Surf City — 2
Topsail — 9

High
Pender — 1
Topsail — 3


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