St. Mary’s Co. cancels in-person class this week due to uptick in virus cases

St. Mary’s County, Maryland, Public Schools is canceling in-person instruction for the upcoming week due to a spike in the rate of coronavirus cases there.

The school system announced in-person classes would be canceled from Nov. 9-13 and advised staff and families to check their emails for more information.

There have been 1,659 confirmed cases and 60 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus in St. Mary’s County.

The county reported 95 cases of COVID-19 during the week of Nov. 1, the county’s second-highest weekly total since the start of the pandemic. St. Mary’s County reported 117 cases during the week of May 31.

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Looking for more information? D.C., Maryland and Virginia are each releasing more data every day. Visit their official sites here: Virginia | Maryland | D.C.

Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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