The DeKalb County School District is giving families the option of choosing from a hybrid learning model ― which is in-person instruction combined with remote learning ― or online-only classes, according to the school system on Wednesday morning.
DeKalb County is planning to offerin-person classeswhen coronavirus rates in the east metro Atlanta county drop below 100 infections per 100,000 people for 14 straight days. The Georgia Department of Health reported on Nov. 17 that there have been 263 infections per 100,000 people in DeKalb over the last two weeks.
DeKalb County, which has more than 793,000 residents, has 23,947 cases of infections, according to the health department.As of Tuesday, there were 391,466 total confirmed cases and 8,496 confirmed deaths in Georgia since March, according to state data.
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