LAUSD reports its first COVID-19 outbreak since students returned to campus

The Los Angeles Unified School District reported its first COVID-19 outbreak at a school site on Wednesday, Aug. 25 — a week-and-a-half after the start of the school year.

Grant Elementary School in East Hollywood reported 11 active coronavirus cases among staff and students, with seven of those believed to have been spread on campus, according to the most current information on the district’s COVID-19 testing dashboard. It was last updated at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

County public health officials are treating the situation as an outbreak, and all students in the class were instructed to isolate or quarantine, a spokesperson for the school district said. Officials have not identified the affected classroom. Click here to read more: