North Carolina Has 170 COVID Clusters in Schools, Centers

Districts without mask-wearing requirements are seeing substantially more spread of the virus and hours of lost learning among students.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina health officials on Tuesday released a report showing 170 ongoing COVID-19 clusters in K-12 schools or child care settings. While the state Department of Health and Human Services said it does not have data on the number of pupils quarantined statewide or the share of those forced to miss school without a remote learning option, districts without mask-wearing requirements are seeing substantially more spread of the virus and hours…

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