BAYSIDE, QUEENS – Five schools in District 26 were forced to close a classroom this week due to a student or staff member testing positive for the coronavirus, according to the New York Department of Education.
Four other schools in the neighborhood have closed classrooms since Wednesday due to cases of the virus.
JHS 067 Louis Pasteur and PS 191 Mayflower each reported a case of a student testing positive for coronavirus this week, according to the State Scorecard of Coronavirus Cases at School.
MS 158 Marie Curie staff member and JHS 074 Nathaniel Hawthorne also tested positive for the virus this week, according to the state scoreboard, which does not differentiate between teachers and other members school staff.
A Louis Pasteur staff member tested positive last week.
A sixth case of COVID-19 was reported at Sam Field Center in Commonpoint Queens on Wednesday, the New York Department of Education map shows.