Within the past week, there have been more than 1,100 students in DeKalb, Sycamore and Genoa-Kingston public schools in quarantine because of possible exposure to COVID-19.
Quarantine statistics are published weekly by DeKalb District 428. Sycamore District 427 and Genoa-Kingston District 424. As of April 23, DeKalb had 546 students quarantined. Sycamore has 480 students currently in quarantine, which includes 361 due to close contact with the virus as of this week. As of April 24, Genoa-Kingston district officials announced that 99 students were in quarantine.