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62,000 Los Angeles students and staff test positive for Covid ahead of return to school - Erie News Now

62,000 Los Angeles students and staff test positive for Covid ahead of return to school - Erie News Now
By Cheri Mossburg, CNN

News 62,000 Los Angeles students and staff test positive for Covid ahead of return to school Monday, January 10th 2022, 5:43 PM EST Updated: Monday, January 10th 2022, 5:58 PM EST Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images By Cheri Mossburg, CNN As Los Angeles students and staff prepare to return to school Tuesday, about 62,000 have tested positive for Covid-19, school district data show.The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is requiring all students and employees to show a negative test result before returning.That is well below Los Angeles County as a whole, where the positivity rate has spiked above 22%.99% positivity rate.

Updated numbers are expected to be released Monday evening, district spokesperson Shannon Haber told CNN.About 4,000 credentialed district staff are ready to jump in to teach if necessary.

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