Checking in with tri-county schools: 27 Covid-19 cases in New Hanover, 18 in Brunswick and 16 in Pender

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — New Hanover County Schools announced reduced Covid-19 restrictions Friday, including no more masks during outdoor recess and increased gathering sizes. The district is continuing to report its known Covid-19 cases to the public.

New Hanover County Schools saw 27 Covid-19 cases over the past week, according to the NHCS public online dashboard. Seventy-three people were directed to quarantine after being exposed to the virus at school.

Since Oct. 12, NHCS has recorded 953 positive cases total. Here is the breakdown for the week of Apr. 30:


Elementary
Alderman Elementary – 1
Blair Elementary – 2
Mary C Williams Elementary – 1
Winter Park Elementary – 1
Wrightsville Beach Elementary – 1

Middle
Murray Middle – 1
Myrtle Grove Middle – 1
Roland-Grise Middle – 1

High
Ashley High – 1
Hoggard High – 5
Laney High – 7
New Hanover High – 5

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Brunswick County Schools

Brunswick County Schools is reporting 18 active Covid-19 cases and 134 precautionary quarantines as of Friday afternoon on its online dashboard.

Since Aug. 21, the school system has recorded 459 positive cases overall.

Elementary
Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary – 1
Southport Elementary – 1
Lincoln Elementary – 2
Union Elementary – 1

Middle
Shallotte Middle – 1
Cedar Grove Middle – 1

High
North Brunswick High – 5
The COAST – 3
West Brunswick High – 3

Pender County Schools

Pender County Schools is showing 16 Covid-19 cases and 113 quarantines for the week of Apr. 26, according to the most recent update on its dashboard.

Since Aug. 1, 580 staff and students in Pender County tested positive for Covid-19.

Elementary
North Topsail Elementary – 1
Rocky Point Elementary – 8

K-8
Penderlea School – 1

Middle
Topsail Middle – 2
Cape Fear Middle – 1

High
Topsail High – 3


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