County's virus outbreak continues
Student and faculty positive case numbers continue to balloon
Last updated 4/8/2021 at 2:48pm
DAVENPORT – The COVID-19 outbreak among students and staff in area schools didn’t slow down in the last week.
Instead, cases are steadily growing in Lincoln County, most of which can be traced back to the schools.
Sports appear to have been a key cog in the virus outbreak, especially in Davenport.
“Sporting events exacerbated this, with more students packed into the gyms,” county Public Health Administrator Ed Dzedzy told Lincoln County commissioners at their meeting April 5. “Student-athletes in every sport have tested positive.”
Part of the outbreak was traced to the March...