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Esko rolls with pandemic wave


September 25, 2020

First there was one. Now there are seven cases of Covid-19 at the Esko schools, and nearly three dozen students were quarantined as of last week.

The Esko school board held a special online meeting Wednesday, Sept. 16 to approve new hires and discuss Covid-19 information. During that meeting, superintendent Aaron Fischer told board members the school had five cases of Covid-19, and 35 students in quarantine. As of Tuesday, Sept. 22 the number of positive cases had grown to seven, with two at the elementary level and five in grades 7-12. No staff members have tested positive.

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