The 2021-22 school year started in the second week of August, and school districts are reporting a rising number of COVID-19 cases among students, teachers and staff. So, Spectrum Bay News 9 is tracking the trends.

🔻 Below, you'll find the most recent data provided by the school districts. (Click county for link to district COVID dashboard.)

Citrus County

  • Cases reported on Sept. 15: 12
    • Students: 12
    • Staff: 0

  • Total Cases since start of school: 1,281
    • Students: 1,172
    • Staff: 109

Manatee County

  • Cases reported on Sept. 15: 33
    • Students: 28
    • Staff: 5

  • Total Cases since start of school: 2,595
    • Students: 2,268
    • Staff: 327

Hernando County

  • Cases reported for week of Sept. 14: 265
    • Students: 226
    • Staff: 39

  • Total Cases since start of school: 1,640
    • Students: 1,315
    • Staff: 325

Hillsborough County

  • Cases reported on Sept. 15: 61 
    • Students: 54
    • Staff: 7

  • Total Cases since start of school: 9,777
    • Students: 8,356
    • Staff: 1,421

Pasco County

  • Cases reported on Sept. 15: 97
    • Students: 91
    • Staff: 6

  • Total Cases since start of school: 5,656
    • Students: 4,814
    • Staff: 842

Polk County

  • Cases reported on Sept. 13: 141
    • Students: 133
    • Staff: 8

  • Total Cases since start of school: 2,846 
    • Students: 2,500
    • Staff: 346

Pinellas County

  • Cases reported on Sept. 15: 59
    • Students: 54
    • Staff: 5

  • Total Cases since start of school: 4,669 
    • Students: 3,922
    • Staff: 747