Texas Central School County closed its schools on Tuesday, before Labor Day holiday, after two teachers died last week of COVID-19.
Connally Independent School District officials closed five schools outside the city on Saturday following the death of 41-year-old Natalya Chansler, a sixth-grade teacher at COVID-19, Connally Junior High School.
Chansler’s death came just days after David McCormick, a 59-year-old seventh-grade teacher at Connally Junior High School, died of COVID-19, Botelberg said.
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It is not yet known whether both teachers were vaccinated.
Connally High School football coach Terry Gerick said the cadets will play La Vega on Friday night.
The school has recorded 51 confirmed COVID-19 cases since classes began Aug. 18, Bottelberghe said Monday. He said more cases have been confirmed in the last few days, but he does not know if he has been directly observed in Chansler.
“We found no connection between the two deaths,” Botelberg said. “Although they worked in the same content area, they were in two different levels of class, but we recognized that at those two stages, the spread across the scale of our students increased.”
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CEO Wesley Holt said in an email Monday that he hopes “the closure and the holiday break will give people time to isolate and recover from the virus or infect others. This closure will also give them time.” deep cleaning and sanitizing of all CISD facilities. “
As of Sunday, new daily COVID-19 cases in Texas averaged 15,400 cases over seven days, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The seven-day average COVID-19 mortality in Texas was 200 deaths per day.