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Checking in with tri-county schools: NHCS reports 12 cases, BCS tallies 9

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

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — New Hanover County Schools reported 12 cases of Covid-19 in the last week before spring break.

Forty-eight people were directed to quarantine for exposure of the virus in school, according to NHCS’ public online dashboard.

Since Oct. 12, NHCS has reported 857 positive cases total.

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Castle Hayne Elementary – 1
College Park Elementary – 1
Forest Hills Elementary – 1
Ogden Elementary – 1
Porters Neck Elementary – 1
Sunset Park Elementary – 1

Holly Shelter Middle – 1
Williston Middle – 1

Hoggard High – 3
New Hanover High – 1

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Brunswick County Schools

Brunswick County Schools is reporting nine active Covid-19 cases and 63 precautionary quarantines as of Friday afternoon.

Since Aug. 21, the school system has recorded 408 positive cases overall.

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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.

Jessie Mae Monroe – 1
Town Creek Elementary – 1
Union Elementary – 1
Lincoln Elementary – 2

Waccamaw – 1

Leland Middle – 1
South Brunswick Middle – 2

Pender County Schools

Pender County Schools’ most recent Covid-19 update, from March 22-28, reported seven cases and 25 quarantines.

The online report updates Monday and includes any positive cases the school system is aware of through either self-reporting and the Pender County Health Department.

Since Aug. 1, 535 staff and students in PCS tested positive for the virus.

Cape Fear Elementary – 1
Surf City Elementary – 1

Burgaw Middle – 1
Cape Fear Middle – 1
Topsail Middle – 1
Penderlea School – 1

Heide Trask High – 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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