Plumas Unified starts the week with 31 new cases

Today is the beginning of the second week of instruction for Plumas Unified School District following the Christmas break and COVID cases are climbing. These are the positive numbers released today, Jan. 10.

Chester Elementary School: 5 cases

Chester Jr. Sr. High School: 1 case

Quincy Elementary, Pioneer campus: 2 cases

Quincy Jr. Sr. High School:  6 cases

Plumas County Community School: 1 case (classroom closed)

C. Roy Carmichael Elementary in Portola: 7 cases

(Special day classroom closed 1 case)

Portola Jr. Sr. High School – 8 cases

In a conversation with Plumas Unified Superintendent Terry Oestreich this afternoon, she said a number of the new cases could be attributed to athletics. Athletes are tested on a regular basis to be able to play their sports.

If the numbers continue to grow, decisions will be made on a site basis.