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Washington State Schools Report 37 Employee COVID-19 Cases

TRI-CITIES, Wash. (AP) – About 40 employees in three school districts in Washington state have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the school year in August.

The Tri-City Herald reported that the Kennewick School District was the only one to publicly report how many staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 and where they work.

The other two districts, Pasco and Richland, released updated confirmed case figures on Tuesday.

District officials say Kennewick had reported 14 employees and one student who tested positive for the virus, Pasco had 17 staff members test positive and Richland had six.

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