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Here's where COVID-19 cases have been reported in Tampa Bay schools

Every school district in the Tampa Bay area and in Florida has reopened.

It's back to school season in Florida, but the state and the country are also still battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Doctors, state leaders and education leaders have said it should not come as a surprise when coronavirus cases are reported within schools when students head back this month. Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said it's inevitable that some students and teachers will carry the virus into classrooms this year.

School districts in Florida prepared for months to welcome kids back to classrooms, and most offered options for families who wish to keep learning remotely. Districts have also equipped schools and teachers with extra cleaning supplies, partitions, social distancing markers, masks and hand sanitizers to combat the spread of COVID-19.

RELATED: Here are the reopening plans for Tampa Bay school districts

As Tampa Bay area schools reopen for the year, here's where cases of COVID-19 have been reported.

Editor's note: Districts have different policies and plans when it comes to reporting COVID-19 case information to the public. Every district has told 10 Tampa Bay that it has communication and contact tracing plans in place if a case is reported, but several do not have plans to release case information publicly.

RELATED: COVID IN CLASS: How will Florida report cases in schools?

Citrus County

The first day of school in Citrus County was on Aug. 20. Click here to see the latest case numbers in Citrus County schools.

The district launched its own coronavirus tracking dashboard for cases in schools.

Having trouble seeing the dashboard? Click here.

Hillsborough County

Schools reopened Aug. 24 for a week of remote learning for all students. Then, in-person learning, for those who selected that option, began Aug. 31. 

The district launched its own coronavirus tracking dashboard for cases in schools. 

Having trouble seeing the Hillsborough dashboard below? Click here.

RELATED: 'We need accurate numbers': Hillsborough teachers create website to track COVID-19 cases

Pinellas County 

Schools in Pinellas County reopened on Aug. 24. The places reporting coronavirus cases so far include the following:

**Latest data as of Sept. 21**

Total number of cases: 69

  • Administration building: 1 staff
  • Bay Point Middle School: 1 student
  • Bear Creek Elementary School: 1 student
  • Bardmoor Elementary School: 1 staff
  • Bauder Elementary School: 1 student
  • Blanton Elementary School: 1 student
  • Boca Ciega High School: 1 student
  • Calvin Hunsinger School: 1 staff
  • Carwise Middle School: 1 staff, 1 student
  • Clearwater Intermediate School: 3 staff
  • Countryside High School: 1 staff
  • Curlew Creek Elementary: 1 staff
  • Curtis Fundamental Elementary School: 1 student
  • Douglas Jamerson Elementary: 1 staff, 1 student
  • East Lake High School: 1 staff, 1 student
  • Eisenhower Elementary School: 3 students
  • Fuguitt Elementary School: 1 staff
  • Frontier Elementary School: 1 student
  • Garrison-Jones Elementary School: 1 staff
  • Highland Lakes Elementary School: 1 staff
  • James B. Sanderlin PK-8: 1 student
  • Kings Highway Elementary: 1 staff
  • Lakewood High School: 1 student
  • Largo High School: 1 student
  • Madeira Beach Fundamental: 1 student
  • Maximo Elementary School: 1 staff, 1 student
  • McMullen Booth Elementary: 2 students
  • Northeast High School: 1 student
  • Northwest Elementary School: 1 student
  • Oldsmar Elementary School: 1 student
  • Osceola Fundamental High School: 1 student
  • Osceola Middle School: 1 staff, 1 student
  • Ozona Elementary School: 1 staff
  • Palm Harbor University High School: 1 student, 1 staff
  • Palm Harbor Middle School: 1 student
  • Pinellas Park Elementary School: 2 student
  • Pinellas Park High School: 3 staff
  • Richard O Jacobsen Tech High School: 1 staff
  • Safety Harbor Elementary School: 1 staff
  • Seminole Middle School: 1 student
  • Shore Acres Elementary School: 1 student, 1 staff
  • St. Petersburg Collegiate South: 1 student
  • Tarpon Springs Elementary School: 1 student and 1 staff
  • Tarpon Springs High School: 1 student
  • Thurgood Marshall Fund Middle School: 2 students
  • Walter Pownall Service Center: 9 staff
  • Walsingham Elementary School: 1 staff
  • Westgate Elementary: 5 students

Pasco County

Schools reopened Aug. 24 with students choosing either on-campus instruction and eLearning. Click here for the latest information on cases in Pasco.

**Latest data as of Sept. 21**

Total number of cases: 89 

Students: 63

Staff: 26

Students impacted/quarantined: 1,475

Staff impacted/quarantined: 153

Polk County

Schools reopened Aug. 24 with students choosing either on-campus instruction and eLearning. Click here for Polk County's coronavirus case dashboard.

**Latest data as of Sept. 21**

Total number of cases: 104 

Manatee County

Schools reopened Aug. 17 with students choosing either on-campus instruction and eLearning. Click here for Manatee County Schools' COVID-19 tracking dashboard.

**Latest data as of Sept. 21**

Total number of cases: 68

RELATED: About 100 people sent home following COVID-19 case at Palmetto High School

Sarasota County

Schools reopened Aug. 31 for on-campus and remote learning.

The district launched its own coronavirus tracking dashboard for cases in schools.

Having trouble seeing the dashboard? Click here.

RELATED: Epidemiologist says don't 'panic' after 2 cases of COVID-19 detected in Manatee schools