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Another school district temporarily closes due to COVID-19

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Posted at 9:00 PM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-03 20:48:33-04

(LEX 18) — Almost a month into the 2021-22 school year and many school districts are making the tough decision to close their doors temporarily in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Harrison County Schools is the latest among the group to do so.

Thursday night, Harrison County Schools announced in a Facebook post, "in an effort to lower the number of active positive cases and quarantines the Harrison County School District will be closing Tuesday, September 7 thru Friday, September 10."

As of September 2, Harrison Co. schools COVID-19 dashboard shows 39 active COVID cases and 141 people quarantining within the district.

Other schools closed in the Commonwealth for COVID-related reasons:

Ashland Independent Schools - Sept. 2- 10

Berea Independent Schools - Aug. 31- Sept. 6

Carroll County High School - Sept. 1- 3

Casey County Schools - Aug. 30- Sept. 3

Clinton County Schools - Aug. 30 - Sept. 3

Crittenden County Schools - Sept. 1-10

Edmonson County Schools - Aug. 30- Sept. 3

Fairview Independent Schools - Sept. 3- 8

Franklin County Schools - Aug. 30 - Sept. 3

Knott County Schools - Aug. 20-27

Lee County Schools - Aug. 26- Sept. 6

Letcher County Schools - Aug. 30- Sept. 6

Magoffin County Schools - Aug. 30- Sept. 3

Marion County Schools - Sept. 3

Marshall County Schools - Sept. 3-7

Montgomery County Schools - Sept. 2 - 3

Owsley County Schools - Aug. 31- Sept. 3

Paris Independent Schools - Sept. 3- 10

Rockcastle County Schools - Sept. 2-3

Russellville Independent Schools - Aug. 30- Sept. 6

Spencer County Schools - Sept. 2

Wolfe County Schools - Sept. 7 - 10