COVID-19 cases in Cheney schools come from outside, not in classrooms
Last updated 12/30/2020 at 1:33pm
CHENEY — One could forgive school officials if they choose to take a victory lap around the 365-square-mile district.
In presenting COVID-19 information and contract tracing data to the school board at its Dec. 16 meeting, Assistant Superintendent Tom Arlt spelled out the bottom line to all the work district staff have been doing in preventing the spread of the virus among students and staff in school — a number of total positive cases with “Epi” link that registered zero.
No two or more cases that, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s definition of an epid...