Houston-area schools report more than 10,500 active COVID cases

ByTed Oberg and Sarah Rafique via KTRK logo
Monday, August 30, 2021
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U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona speaks with ABC13's Tom Abrahams on the current state of schools during the pandemic and the delta variant.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Heading into a new week, there are still more than 10,000 active COVID-19 cases in Houston-area schools.

Tomball and New Caney ISD have the most cases based on their student population.

Conroe ISD also remains near the top of the list when it come to most active cases per enrollment. Conroe ISD has 1,725 active cases, the most in our region.

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The data comes from COVID dashboards from 33 Houston-area school districts.

The video featured above is from a previous report.

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