UC San Diego says it detected traces of the COVID-19 coronavirus in five areas of the campus last weekend after it greatly expanded its search for the pathogen in wastewater samples drawn from dozens of buildings.
District officials say they want more positive interactions between students and school police.
Several local experts discussed COVID-19 prevention, coronavirus testing plans and other considerations for reopening public schools in a webinar attended by several San Diego Unified School District board members, current and future City Council members, and more than 200 parents and other community members.
The district will open limited in-person appointments to middle and high school students Dec. 7.
A student at La Jolla Country Day School was asked to remove his Make America Great Again hat because it is “offensive to our community,” Head of School Gary Krahn said in a video explaining the action.
A UC San Diego lab has created a program to offer low-cost, rapid coronavirus tests to local schools and organizations, and reopened private schools in La Jolla are in varying phases of participation, hoping to control the spread of COVID-19 among their students and staff.