COVID-19 Positivity Rates Hover Above 10% As Miami Schools Reopen For Second Semester
Miami-Dade County Public Schools reconvened Monday for the second semester of an unprecedented school year as the county’s COVID-19 positivity rates did not meet one of the established criteria for reopening schools.
Miami-Dade County’s 14-day positivity rate is 10.57% and rising. That doesn’t jibe with the criteria the district set in deciding when to reopen schools.
Medical and public health experts informing the school district on its reopening plans approved eight criteria this summer for reopening schools. The first one: A sustained COVID-19 positivity rate of less than 10%, trending toward 5%, for 14 days.
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