FAYETTEVILLE, Ark (KNWA/KFTA) — Fayetteville Public Schools sees more than 400% increase in students in quarantine due to COVID-19 since the first day of school on Monday.
The school district started the school year with 32 students in quarantine or isolation, and now there’s 174.
Three-quarters of the quarantined students are in elementary school.
Owl Creek School has the most with 31.
CORRECTION: Our original article stated the increase was “more than 500%.” The increase is 443.75%. KNWA & FOX24 regret the error.