Hundreds from Marion County schools in quarantine after first week of school
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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - Marion County schools are experiencing a surge of COVID-19 cases, and hundreds of students and staff are in quarantine.
According to public school officials, 139 students and staff tested positive for the virus during the first week of school.
This includes 93 students and 46 employees.
There are also 531 quarantining, including 456 students and 75 employees.
- The Department of Education has threatened to withhold funding of school board members
- With four COVID-19 deaths of Marion Co. school employees, some school board members are suggesting a mask mandate
- ACPS reenacting strict visitor policy for schools
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