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Checking in with tri-county schools: 23 Covid-19 cases in New Hanover, 11 in Brunswick and 10 in Pender

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — New Hanover County Schools reported 23 Covid-19 cases this week, including one in central office, according to the NHCS public online dashboard. Forty-one people were directed to quarantine after being exposed to the virus at school.

Since Oct. 12, NHCS has recorded 995 positive cases total. Here is the breakdown for the week of May 14:

Bellamy Elementary – 1
Blair Elementary – 1
Bradley Creek Elementary – 1
Carolina Beach Elementary – 1
College Park Elementary – 1
Freeman Elementary – 1
Murrayville Elementary – 1
Winter Park Elementary – 1
Wrightsboro Elementary – 1

Myrtle Grove Middle – 4
Trask Middle – 2

Isaac Bear Early College High – 1
Laney High – 3
New Hanover High – 1
JC Roe Center – 2

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Brunswick County Schools

Brunswick County Schools is reporting 11 active Covid-19 cases and more than 150 precautionary quarantines as of Friday afternoon on its online dashboard.

Since Aug. 21, the school system has recorded 467 positive cases overall.

Lincoln Elementary – 2
Supply Elementary – 1

South Brunswick Middle – 1
Town Creek Middle – 2

North Brunswick High – 1
South Brunswick High – 3
The COAST – 1

Pender County Schools

Pender County Schools is showing 10 Covid-19 cases and 82 quarantines for the week of May 3-9, according to the most recent update on its dashboard.

Since Aug. 1, 618 staff and students in Pender County tested positive for Covid-19.

Cape Fear Elementary – 1
C.F. Pope Elementary – 1
South Topsail Elementary – 1
Rocky Point Elementary – 1

Penderlea School – 1

Pender High – 1
Topsail High – 4

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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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