August 20, 2021–5:22 p.m.
The Floyd County School System reported 143 positive COVID-19 cases during the week of August 16 through the 20.
New positive Covid-19 Cases are those reported by employees and parents or guardians of students or the Georgia Department of Public Health who may or may not currently be present at school.
Parents and guardians are notified if their child has been in contact with a known positive case of an employee or student.
Meanwhile, Rome City Schools reported a total of 49 cases system-wide between August 13 and August 19.