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ATLANTA (CBS46) — As several metro Atlanta schools either finished their first week or prepare to kick-off a new school year, the COVID-19 pandemic remains far from over.

Districts across the metro are reporting new cases, some before the first day of class even began. Here is a running list of active cases, including both students and staff, reported by each district:

  • Atlanta Public Schools - 86
  • Barrow County - No data yet
  • Bartow County - No posting data
  • Carrollton City - 31
  • Carroll County - 2
  • Cartersville City Schools - Start school Aug. 12
  • Cherokee County - 196
  • City Schools of Dectur - No data yet
  • Clayton County - No data yet
  • Cobb County - 253
  • Coweta County - Data expected starting Aug. 10
  • Dawson County - No data yet
  • DeKalb County - 213
  • Fayette County - 35
  • Forsyth County - Data expected starting Aug. 13
  • Fulton County - 91
  • Gwinnett County - 253
  • Hall County - No data yet
  • Henry County - 14
  • Marietta City - 27
  • Paulding County - 57
  • Polk County - Start school Aug. 11
  • Rockdale County - 34
  • Walton County - No data yet 

CBS46 will continue to update these numbers throughout the school year.

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These numbers are useless without context. What would be useful is Covid cases as a percentage of the total # of students in a district.

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