Springfield, Illinois – The Capital Area Career Center, located at 2201 Toronto Rd, has just announced that another student, who is participating in the school’s in-person learning model, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Last Monday, on November 16, 2020, we learned that a Capital Area Career Center (CACC) student had tested positive for COVID-19. That student was in the Building Trades Program during the PM session. Today, CACC has just announced that another student has tested positive for COVID-19. That student was also in the Building Trades Program, but attends the AM session. According to CACC’s statement released today, that student last attended class on Tuesday, November 17th.
The new total number of CACC students who have tested positive for COVID-19 is now 6 out of their 880 high school students.
Approximately 730 students are attending in-person learning based off of the school’s hybrid model which is online learning on Monday’s and in-person learning on Tuesday through Friday.
A message has been left with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health to find out if CACC has been added to the list of COVID-19 sites of outbreak. We will update this article with their response.
Stay tuned for further updates.