Nearly 13% of New York City students have tested positive for Covid-19, according to sample testing from the New York City Department of Education Thursday.
The testing, which includes only about 18%, or 332, of the approximately 1,875 city schools, is a sample snapshot that was taken during a 24-hour period Thursday, according to the data.
According to the data, 12.9%, or 1,892 students, tested positive out of 14,623 tested.
By comparison, only 5.85%, or 140, of the 2,392 staff members tested positive during the same time period, according to DOE data.
No schools are closed at this time due to Covid-19 cases, according to additional DOE data, but six school classrooms remain closed.
CNN’s Kristina Sgueglia and David Shortell contributed to this alert