Stewart County Schools to close until after Labor Day due to illness

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Posted at 5:36 PM, Aug 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-31 18:36:39-04

DOVER, Tenn. (WTVF) — Stewart County Schools is the latest district to close due to the number of COVID-19 cases and quarantines within the school system.

The district will remain closed until September 8.

School-aged COVID-19 cases have been on the rise in recent weeks.

Last week, Tennesseans aged 18 and younger made up nearly 40% of all new COVID-19 cases in the state.