80 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Cy-Fair ISD schools April 26-May 2

Nearly 4,000 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cy-Fair ISD during the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Nearly 4,000 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cy-Fair ISD during the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Nearly 4,000 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cy-Fair ISD during the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Officials in Cy-Fair ISD reported 80 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on campuses from April 26-May 2, including nine staff members and 71 students across the district. This is about an 8% decrease in new cases over the previous week.

Cypress Springs High School was the campus with the highest number of new cases for the second consecutive week with 11 students reporting positive COVID-19 tests last week.

This brings the district’s total number of cases reported since the start of the 2020-21 school year to 3,937. As of May 2, CFISD reported 96 active cases and 3,841 recoveries.

The Texas Education Agency requires public school districts throughout the state to submit a weekly report detailing the number of test-confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among students and employees who participate in any on-campus activity. This data does not include students learning remotely and may not include those who test positive while in quarantine if they were not on campus during their infectious period.

Weekly data is shown below, and campus-specific data can be found here.

CFISD students and staff members who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms are eligible for free rapid testing services at the site where Windfern High School was formerly located, 12630 Windfern Road, Houston, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.-4 p.m.


A student ID or employee badge is required to receive one of these tests, and students under 18 must have parent or guardian consent. Appointments are required for students only. See additional requirements here.
By Danica Lloyd
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She covers education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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