First confirmed COVID-19 case in District 99 and District 58 community

Amelia Carlson, News Editor

In an email sent Tuesday morning to District 99 and District 58 community members by superintendents Dr. Hank Thelie and Dr. Kevin Russell, the first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed within the school community. 

The individual is not a student or staff member. The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) has recognized no increased risk to students and staff members within the learning community.

District 99 and District 58 chooses not to provide more updates about the number of cases within the schooling districts.

There are 95 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within DuPage county and the DCHD predicts the number of new cases will rise. 

Within Illinois, there are 1,285 cases of COVID-19 and a fatality count of 12.