8 Wayne County schools, including 4 in Detroit, have Covid outbreaks

May 24, 2022, 8:42 AM

Thirty-nine new Covid cases were reported last week at four Detroit schools and four in Wayne County suburbs.

That's nearly 20 percent of the latest statewide tally of 212 cases at 43 schools in 15 counties, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Its weekly list shows schools with at least three new pandemic cases.

Detroit preschoolers (Photo: Emily Elconin/Chalkbeat Detroit)

Detroit's clusters were at two public schools and two branches of a private school in Indian Village:

  • Detroit Waldorf School: 8 middle school students and staff

  • Maybury Elementary: 5 pupils

  • Western International High: 3 students

  • Detroit Waldorf School: 3 elementary pupils

Four suburban public schools also recorded outbreaks last week:

  • Westland, Stevenson Middle School: 9 students and staff

  • Canton Township, Salem High: 5 students

  • Taylor, Randall Elementary: 3 pupils

  • Dearborn, Lindbergh Elementary: 3 pupils

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