Despite a recent surge in COVID-19 cases at Maplebrook Elementary School, Naperville Unit District 203 Superintendent Dan Bridges said there are no plans to require masks in the school and no plans to shift to remote learning.

Last week, 67 students and 22 staff members at Maplebrook tested positive for COVID-19, according to the district’s COVID-19 dashboard updated on Monday.

That represents about 13% of the student enrollment and more than a third of the staff members.

Bridges said district officials are closely monitoring the situation at Maplebrook and throughout the district. But for now, District 203 will continue to follow recommendations from the CDC and the DuPage County Health Department and implement extra mitigation strategies at Maplebrook.

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