A Chesterton High
School student in the hybrid L-Z cohort has tested positive this morning for
COVID-19, the Duneland School Corporation (DSC) is reporting.
The student has not
been in school since Friday, Sept. 25.
in consultation with the Porter County Health Department, has conducted
contact tracing measures for this person, and no individuals (zero) have
been identified as closed contacts.
“Please be aware
that privacy laws, including HIPAA and FERPA, prevent us from sharing
further information regarding students and staff,” DSC added.
According to the
Chesterton Tribune’s records, 15 DSC students or staffers have tested
positive for COVID-19 since classes began:
-- Sept. 3: one
Liberty Elementary student.
-- Sept. 11: one
Chesterton High School student; and two Bailly Elementary students.
-- Sept. 14: one
-- Sept. 15: one
Liberty Intermediate staffer.
-- Sept. 16: two
CHS students; and one LIS staffer.
-- Sept. 17: one
Yost Elementary staffer; and one LIS staffer.
-- Sept. 18: one
-- Sept. 23: one
-- Sept. 26: one
-- Sept. 30: one