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Checking in with tri-county schools: New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender report Covid-19 case counts

New Hanover County Schools reported 23 Covid-19 cases for a second week in a row. (Port City Daily photo/file)

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — New Hanover County Schools reported the same number of Covid-19 cases this week as it did last Friday.

Twenty-three people reported their positive test results to the school system this past week.

Seventy people were directed to quarantine after they were exposed to the virus in a school, according to NHCS’ public online dashboard.

Since Oct. 12, NHCS has reported 845 positive cases total.

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Anderson Elementary – 1
Bellamy Elementary – 1
Carolina Beach Elementary – 2
Castle Hayne Elementary – 1
Eaton Elementary – 1
Murrayville Elementary – 1
Porters Neck Elementary – 1
Snipes Elementary – 1
Sunset Park Elementary – 1

Murray Middle – 1
Myrtle Grove Middle – 3
Noble Middle – 1
Trask Middle – 1

Ashley High – 2
Hoggard High – 1
Isaac Bear Early College High – 1
Laney High – 1
New Hanover High – 2

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Brunswick County Schools

Brunswick County Schools is reporting 17 active Covid-19 cases and 80 precautionary quarantines as of Friday afternoon.

Since Aug. 21, the school system has recorded 414 positive cases and 397 recoveries among its students and staff.

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Port City Daily obtains its numbers for BCS through the district’s online dashboard, which is made up of data from the Brunswick County Health Department.

Belville Elementary – 1
Bolivia Elementary – 2
Lincoln Elementary – 2
Southport Elementary – 2
Supply Elementary – 1
Town Creek Elementary – 1
Union Elementary – 1

Leland Middle – 2
Shallotte Middle – 1
South Brunswick Middle – 4

Pender County Schools

Pender County Schools’ most recent Covid-19 update is from March 15-22. As of then, the district was reporting three cases and 21 quarantines.

Since Aug. 1, 525 staff and students in PCS tested positive for the virus. All but three were recovered.

Port City Daily obtains its numbers from PCS through the district’s online reporting, which updates on Mondays with any positive cases the school is aware of through either self-reporting and the Pender County Health Department.

C.F. Pope Elementary – 1
North Topsail Elementary – 1
Topsail Elementary – 1

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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