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Knox Co. Schools report 277 active COVID-19 cases, 2,702 in quarantine or isolation

This story will be updated regularly with new information on students and teachers who have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. — Students returned to school in Knox County on Aug. 24. The system is releasing COVID-19 data daily here.

This story will be updated regularly with new information on students and teachers who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and the number of students and teachers in isolation.

You can find out about KCS' "red-yellow-green" status criteria here.

You can get information on all East Tennessee school systems here.

Jan. 15, 2021

Knox County Schools reported 277 total active cases of COVID-19, up 3 from Wednesday. 213 of the cases were students and 64 were staff members.

As of Friday, there are now 2,702 in quarantine or isolation. At least 2,444 students are in quarantine/isolation, up by more than 218 from yesterday. A total of 258 staff are in isolation or quarantine -- down by 10.

2,262 students and teachers have recovered -- up by 32.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" for substitute availability. Custodial staff attendance is "yellow," and school staff attendance, student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

Jan. 14, 2021

Knox County Schools reported 274 total active cases of COVID-19, up 23 from Wednesday. 207 of the cases were students and 67 were staff members.

As of Thursday, there are now 2,494 in quarantine or isolation. At least 2,226 students are in quarantine/isolation, up by more than 300 again from yesterday. A total of 268 staff are in isolation or quarantine -- up by nearly 40.

2,230 students and teachers have recovered -- up by 25.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" for substitute availability. Custodial staff attendance is "yellow," and school staff attendance, student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

Jan. 13, 2021

Knox County Schools reported 251 total active cases of COVID-19, up from Tuesday. 189 of the cases were students and 62 were staff members.

As of Wednesday, there are now 2,112 in quarantine or isolation. At least 1,882 students are in quarantine/isolation, up by more than 300 from yesterday. A total of 230 staff are in isolation or quarantine -- down by 1.

2,205 students and teachers have recovered.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" for substitute availability. Custodial staff attendance is "yellow," and school staff attendance, student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

January 12, 2021

Knox County Schools reported 234 total active cases of COVID-19. 169 of the cases were students and 65 were staff members.

As of Tuesday, students in quarantine or isolation rose significantly. There are now at least 1,552 students in quarantine/isolation, up by more than 500 from yesterday.

A total of 231 staff are in isolation or quarantine -- up by 22.

2,182  students and teachers have recovered.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" for substitute availability. Custodial staff attendance is "yellow," and school staff attendance, student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

January 11, 2021

Knox County Schools reported 202 total active cases of COVID-19. 141 of the cases were students and 61 were staff members.

At the start of the spring semester, there are 1,049 students and 209 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 1,258.

More than 2,100 total students and teachers have recovered.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" for substitute availability. Custodial staff attendance is "yellow," and school staff attendance, student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 18

Knox County Schools reported 177 total active cases of COVID-19. 85 of the cases were students and 92 were staff members.

There are now a total of 1,430 students and 222 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 1,652.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (15%-20% absent/vacant ) for cafeteria support and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 17

Knox County Schools reported 201 total active cases of COVID-19. 105 of the cases were students and 96 were staff members.

There are now a total of 1,718 students and 231 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 1,949.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant ) for cafeteria support and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 16

Knox County Schools reported 186 total active cases of COVID-19. 113 of the cases were students and 73 were staff members.

There are now a total of 1,727 students and 197 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 1,924.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant ) for cafeteria support and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 15

Knox County Schools reported 188 total active cases of COVID-19. 114 of the cases were students and 74 were staff members.

There are now a total of 1,724 students and 201 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 1,925

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric returned to "green." The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 14

Knox County Schools reported 194 total active cases of COVID-19. 129 of the cases were students and 65 were staff members.

There are now a total of 2,012 students and 247 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,259.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric returned to "green." The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 9

Knox County Schools reported 243 total active cases of COVID-19. 159 of the cases were students and 84 were staff members.

There are now a total of 2,306 students and 343 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,649.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric returned to "green." The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 9

Knox County Schools reported 243 total active cases of COVID-19. 159 of the cases were students and 84 were staff members.

There are now a total of 2,306 students and 343 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,649.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric returned to "green." The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 8

Knox County Schools reported 244 total active cases of COVID-19. 165 of the cases were students and 79 were staff members.

There are now a total of 2,514 students and 342 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,856.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric returned to "green." The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 7

Knox County Schools reported 235 total active cases of COVID-19. 161 of the cases were students and 74 were staff.

There are now a total of 2,399 students and 324 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,723.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric returned to "green." The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 4

Knox County Schools reported 215 total active cases of COVID-19, up by 27 from yesterday. 139 of the cases were students and 70 were staff.

There are now a total of 2,220 students and 300 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,520.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric returned to "green." The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 3

On Thursday, Knox County Schools reported 217 total active cases of COVID-19, up by 27 from yesterday. 147 of the cases were students and 70 were staff.

There are now a total of 2,220 students and 300 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,520.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric returned to "green." The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 2

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 190 total active cases of COVID-19, up by 4 from yesterday. 130 of the cases were students and 60 were staff.

There are now a total of 2,247 students and 275 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,522.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant). The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

December 1

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 186 total active cases of COVID-19, up by 22 from yesterday. 124 of the cases were students and 62 were staff.

There are now a total of 2,162 students and 264 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,426.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant). The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

November 30

Knox County Schools resumed collecting COVID-19 data on Monday following Thanksgiving break. The district reported 164 total active cases of COVID-19, 111 of the cases were students and 53 were staff. 

There are now a total of 1,927 students and 233 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,160.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant). The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

November 24

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 150 total active cases of COVID-19, up by 11 from yesterday. 108 of the cases were students, and 42 were staff.

There are now a total of 2,231 students and 288 staff in isolation or quarantine -- a total of 2,519.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant). The student attendance, bus services, cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

November 23

On Monday Knox County Schools reported 139 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 93 students and 46 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,951 students and 300 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 2,251 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green." The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant).

November 20

On Friday, Knox County Schools reported 139 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 93 students and 46 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,866 students and 279 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 2,145 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green." The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant).

November 19

On Thursday, Knox County Schools reported 135 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 89 students and 46 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,866 students and 279 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 2,145 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green." The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant).

November 18

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 124 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 79 students and 45 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,708 students and 256 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,964 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green." The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant).

November 17

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 111 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 72 students and 39 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,528 students and 222 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,750 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green." The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant).

November 16

On Monday, Knox County Schools reported 111 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 74 students and 37 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,520 students and 213 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,733 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green." The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant).

November 13

On Friday, Knox County Schools reported 97 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 67 students and 30 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,366 students and 168 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,534 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green." The school staff attendance metric was "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant).

November 12

On Thursday, Knox County Schools reported 88 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 62 students and 26 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,287 students and 161 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,448 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

November 11

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 79 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 63 students and 16 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,328 students and 134 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,462 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

November 10

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 78 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 58 students and 20 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,326 students and 144 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,470 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

November 9

On Monday, Knox County Schools reported 82 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 64 students and 18 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,437 students and 152 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,589 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

November 4

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 74 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 51 students and 23 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,160 students and 146 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,306 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

November 3

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 75 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 55 students and 20 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,160 students and 143 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,303 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 29

On Thursday, Knox County Schools reported 65 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 41 students and 24 staff have active cases.

There are now 880 students and 121 staff embers in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,001 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "yellow " (15%-20% absent/vacant) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 28

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 65 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 41 students and 24 staff have active cases.

There are now 823 students and 114 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 937 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability. Metrics for custodial staff was at "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant). The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 27

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 72 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 45 students and 27 staff have active cases.

There are now 794 students and 115 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 909 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability. Metrics for custodial staff was at "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant). The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 26

On Monday, Knox County Schools reported 64 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 39 students and 25 staff have active cases.

There are now 582 students and 94 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 676 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Metrics for school staff attendance was at "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant). The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 23

On Friday, Knox County Schools reported 77 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 46 students and 31 staff have active cases.

There are now 501 students and 111 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 612 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Metrics for school staff attendance was at "yellow" (15%-20% absent/vacant). The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 22

On Thursday, Knox County Schools reported 79 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 49 students and 30 staff have active cases.

There are now 504 students and 90 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 594 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant ) for school staff attendance. Substitute availability and custodial staff was at  The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 21

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 78 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 51 students and 27 staff have active cases.

There are now 477 students and 80 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 577 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant ) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Metrics for school staff attendance was at "green". The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 20

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 69 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 46 students and 17 staff have active cases.

There are now 395 students and 59 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 454 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant ) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Metrics for school staff attendance was at "green". The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 19

On Monday, Knox County Schools reported 69 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 49 students and 20 staff have active cases.

There are now 452 students and 66 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 518 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Metrics for school staff attendance was at "green". The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 17

Due to Fall Break, the dashboard will be updated at 4 pm on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.

October 16

Due to Fall Break, the dashboard will be updated at 4 pm on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.

October 15 

Due to Fall Break, the dashboard will be updated at 4 pm on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.

October 14

Due to Fall Break, the dashboard will be updated at 4 pm on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.

October 13

Due to Fall Break, the dashboard will be updated at 4 pm on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.

October 9

On Friday, Knox County Schools reported 53 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 33 students and 20 staff have active cases.

There are now 716 students and 99 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 815 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Metrics for school staff attendance was at "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant). The bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 8

On Thursday, Knox County Schools reported 53 total active COVID-19 cases — down by 2 from Wednesday. Officials said that 37 students and 16 staff have active cases.

There are now 841 students and 93 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 934 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 7

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 55 total active COVID-19 cases — down by 4 from Tuesday. Officials said that 36 students and 19 staff have active cases.

There are now 919 students and 111 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,030 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 6

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 59 total active COVID-19 cases — up by 6 from Monday. Officials said that 38 students and 21 staff have active cases.

There are now 939 students and 116 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,055 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance, bus services and cafeteria support metrics remain "green."

October 5

On Monday, Knox County Schools reported 53 total active COVID-19 cases — down by 7 from Friday. Officials said that 30 students and 23 staff have active cases.

There are now 940 students and 129 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,069 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance is also now at yellow (15-20% absent/vacant).  Bus services and cafeteria support remain "green."

October 2

On Friday, Knox County Schools reported 60 total active COVID-19 cases — down by 5 from Thursday. Officials said that 37 students and 23 staff have active cases.

There are now 944 students and 118 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,062 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. The school staff attendance is also now at yellow (15-20% absent/vacant).  Bus services and cafeteria support remain "green."

October 1

On Thursday, Knox County Schools reported 65 total active COVID-19 cases. Officials said that 41 students and 24 staff have active cases.

There are now 947 students and 1117 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,064 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 30

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 65 total active COVID-19 cases — up by 4 from Tuesday. Officials said that 42 students and 23 staff have active cases.

There are now 912 students and 123 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,035 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 29

On Tuesday, Knox County Schools reported 61 total active COVID-19 cases — down by 4 from Monday. Officials said that 41 students and 20 staff have active cases.

There are now 890 students and 112 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,002 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County shows "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 28

On Monday, Knox County Schools reported 65 total active COVID-19 cases -- down by 2 from Friday. Officials said that 46 students and 19 staff have active cases.

There are now 921 students and 107 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,028 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County continues to show "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability. The custodial staff remains at yellow (15-20% absent/vacant). Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 25

On Friday, Knox County Schools reported 67 total active COVID-19 cases -- up by 1 from Thursday. Officials said that 50 students and 17 staff have active cases.

There are now 962 students and 108 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,070 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County continues to show "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability. The custodial staff remains at yellow (15-20% absent/vacant). Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 24

On Thursday, Knox County Schools reported 66 total active COVID-19 cases -- up by 8 from Wednesday. Officials said that 50 students and 16 staff have active cases.

There are now 990 students and 101 staff members in quarantine or isolation, for a total of 1,091 people in isolation or quarantine.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County continues to show "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability. The custodial staff remains at yellow (15-20% absent/vacant). Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 23

On Wednesday, Knox County Schools reported 58 total active COVID-19 cases -- up by 14 from Tuesday, tying the highest level of total active cases on September 10 and becoming the second-highest single-day jump since August 31. 45 students and 13 staff have active cases.

There are now 1,004 students and 91 staff members in quarantine or isolation, up by nearly 120 from yesterday to a total of 1,095. 

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County continues to show "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability. The custodial staff remains at yellow (15-20% absent/vacant). Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 22

On Tuesday, KCS reported 44 total active cases, including 33 students and 11 staff members. That represents a drop from over the weekend.

There are 908 students and 71 staff members in quarantine or isolation for a total of 979.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County continues to show "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability. The custodial staff has moved to yellow (15-20% absent/vacant). Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 21

On Monday, KCS reported 45 total active cases, including 35 students and 10 staff members. That represents a drop from over the weekend.

There are 905 students and 70 staff members in quarantine or isolation for a total of 975.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County continues to show "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 20

On Sunday, KCS reported 52 total active cases, including 43 students and 9 staff members. There are 942 students and 66 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 1,008.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 19

On Saturday, KCS reported 52 total active cases, including 43 students and 9 staff members. There are 942 students and 66 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 1,008.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 18

On Friday, KCS reported 52 total active cases, including 43 students and 9 staff members. There are 942 students and 66 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 1,008.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability and custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 17

On Thursday, KCS reported 48 total active cases, including 39 students and 9 staff members. There are 867 students and 70 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 937.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 16

On Wednesday, KCS reported 47 total active cases, including 38 students and 9 staff members. There are 842 students and 60 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 902.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 15

On Tuesday, KCS reported 42 total active cases, including 33 students and 9 staff members. There are 843 students and 65 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 908.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 12

On Saturday, KCS reported 55 total active cases, including 40 students and 15 staff members. There are 787 students and 76 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 863.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 11

On Friday, KCS reported 55 total active cases, including 40 students and 15 staff members. There are 787 students and 76 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 863.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 10

On Thursday, KCS reported 58 total active cases, including 41 students and 17 staff members. There are 792 students and 79 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 871.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 9

On Wednesday, KCS reported 54 total active cases, including 38 students and 16 staff members. There are 747 students and 76 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 823.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 8

On Tuesday, KCS reported 50 total active cases, including 34 students and 16 staff members. There are 573 students and 89 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 662.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 7

On Monday, KCS reported 50 total active cases, including 34 students and 16 staff members. There are 573 students and 89 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 662. 

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 6

On Sunday, KCS reported 50 total active cases, including 34 students and 16 staff members. There are 573 students and 89 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 662. 

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

Cedar Bluff Middle School announced it would be moving to online learning from Sept. 8-15.

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September 5

On Saturday, KCS reported 50 total active cases, including 34 students and 16 staff members. There are 573 students and 89 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 662. 

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 4

On Friday, KCS reported 50 total active cases, including 34 students and 16 staff members. There are 573 students and 89 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 662.

In its COVID-19 status metrics, Knox County is showing "red" (70% or less spots filled) for substitute availability, and "yellow" (15-20% absent/vacant) for custodial staff. Student/staff attendance, bus services, and cafeteria support remain "green."

September 3

On Thursday, KCS reported 45 total active cases, including 28 students and 17 staff members. There are 504 students and 83 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 587. 

September 2

On Wednesday, KCS reported 48 total active cases, including 29 students and 19 staff members. There are 423 students and 84 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 507.

September 1

On Tuesday, KCS reported 47 total active cases, including 23 students and 24 staff members. There are 412 students and 85 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 497.

August 31

On Monday, KCS reported 43 total active cases, including 21 students and 22 staff members. There are 356 students and 72 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 438.

August 28

On Friday, KCS reported 25 total active cases, including 11 students and 14 teachers. There are 352 students and 65 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 417.

August 27

On Thursday, KCS reported 25 total active cases, including eleven students and 14 teachers. There are 352 students and 65 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 417.

August 26

On Wednesday, KCS reported 24 total active cases, including ten students and 14 teachers. There are 292 students and 55 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 347.

August 25

On Tuesday, KCS reported 21 total active cases, including eight students and 13 teachers. There are 281 students and 41 staff members in isolation/quarantine for a total of 322.

August 24 (1st day of school)

On Monday afternoon, KCS reported 13 total active cases, including three students and 10 teachers. There are also 255 students and 25 teachers in isolation or quarantine, for a total of 280.