Due to the continuing spread of coronavirus, public schools in Boswell, Oklahoma announced that they are sending students home until a later date this month in relation to rising confirmed cases in the area.
Boswell superintendent Keith Edge said in a written statement that public schools in the area have both teachers and students who have tested positive. Consequently, he said the plan is to make schools online only until Tuesday, Aug. 25.
Boswell, which is located in Choctaw County, saw several schools in the area begin as early as last week. With that, about 300 students enrolled in school. However, the county amassed 188 confirmed COVID-19 cases with one death as of Monday.