The Erie School Board of Education and administration are closely monitoring the Covid-19 statistics in our district, community, and surrounding areas. Covid statistics will be posted and evaluated weekly. Depending on the direction of the numbers, a special board meeting may be required prior to the regular scheduled meeting on September 30th to discuss progression. The following information is a brief breakdown of statistics as of 9/15/2020.

Total Covid Positive Cases in ECUSD #1: 4

Total Students Quarantined: 30 

Total Staff Quarantined: 6 

61250 Total Cases Reported: 18 Positive Cases (516 Erie Residents Tested)

Whiteside County Total Cases: 643 Positive Covid Cases with 20 deaths

The Northern Region Update (updated with information on the week ending 9/13/2020): This region includes Boone, Carroll, Dekalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, and Winnebago: The region has seen 3 days of positivity increases in the last 10 days and one day of hospital admission increases. The current positivity rate for the Northern region decreased slightly to 6.3%. The medical surgical bed availability increased to 43% (threshold is 20% for more intense mitigation methods) and the ICU bed availability increased to 46%.  

The state's seven day rolling positivity average dropped to 3.6%