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Richmond County schools reports 204 new COVID cases, Columbia County increases by 23



AUGUSTA, Ga. – With just a few weeks remaining in the school year, local school systems are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases two weeks after spring break. Columbia County schools reported 23 cases while Richmond County saw 204.

Cases reported in Columbia County elementary schools:

  • Cedar Ridge, one employee
  • Grovetown, one employee
  • Martinez, one student
  • North Harlem, one employee
  • South Columbia, one student

Cases reported in Columbia County middle schools:

  • Columbia, one employee
  • Harlem, one student
  • Lakeside, three students
  • Riverside, one student

Cases reported in Columbia County high schools:

  • Evans, one student
  • Harlem, two students
  • Lakeside, five students

The district also had four cases in its support departments.

Cases reported in Richmond County elementary schools:

  • Barton Chapel, two students, one employee
  • Bayvale, two students
  • Blythe, three students
  • Copeland, nine students
  • Deer Chase, three students
  • Diamond Lakes, eight students
  • Freedom Park, one student
  • Glenn Hills, one student
  • Goshen, three students
  • Jamestown, one student
  • Lake Forest Hills, five students
  • Lamar Millege, 11 students
  • Meadowbrook, three students
  • Hornsby, one student
  • Warren Road, five students
  • Wheeless Road, three students
  • Wilkinson Gardens, two students, one employee
  • Willis Foreman, three students
  • Belair K-8, seven students
  • CT Walker, four students

Cases reported in Richmond County middle schools:

  • Glenn Hills, 10 students
  • Hornsby, seven students
  • Langford, nine students
  • Murphey, seven students
  • Pine Hill, two students
  • Spirit Creek, four students
  • Tutt, one student

Cases reported in Richmond County high schools:

  • Academy of Richmond County, 18 students
  • A.R. Johnson, five students, one employee
  • Butler, one student
  • Cross Creek, 17 students
  • Davidson, seven students
  • Glenn Hills, three students
  • Hephzibah, seven students
  • Josey, six students
  • Laney, seven students
  • Richmond County Technology Career Magnet School, seven students
  • Westside, eight students