The Tuscaloosa City School System has now reported a total of 407 confirmed COVID-19 cases, exceeding the total number of last year's cases in less than one month.

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TCS began the 2021-2022 school year on August 12 and the latest update to the system's COVID-19 case tracker shows a current cumulative total of 407 cases of the novel Coronavirus among the student body.

During the entire 2020-2021 school year, TCS reported just 381 total cases of the virus among students participating in in-person instruction.

TCS announced Tuesday night that it would be extending its mask mandate through October 6.

West Alabama School System COVID Case Counts: September 3, 2021

The Alabama Department of Public Health shared its most recent data on the count of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within school systems across the state. Here's a system-by-system breakdown according to the ADPH dashboard.

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