Cullman County Schools reports 101 students quarantined due to COVID-19

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CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman County Schools has 101 students quarantined systemwide due to COVID-19, according to Superintendent Dr. Shane Barnette.

In an email to The Tribune Tuesday morning, Barnette wrote, “As a district, we have 56 students that have been isolated either due to a positive test or showing multiple symptoms. There are currently 101 students that are quarantined due to being a close contact of one of these students.”

Barnette did not say which school (or schools) the students attend.

In Cullman City Schools, Cullman High School switched to a hybrid class model (a combination of in-person an virtual classes) beginning today, Tuesday, Sept. 8, through Friday, Oct. 2 due to the number of individuals in quarantine because of COVID-19.

An exact number of students and/or faculty and staff with positive cases or in quarantine from Cullman City Schools was not provided. The Tribune has reached out to Superintendent Dr. Susan Patterson, but no response has been received.

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