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Sumter Co. Schools close temporarily due to increase of COVID-19 cases

Sumter County Schools is facing a driver shortage (Source: WALB)
Sumter County Schools is facing a driver shortage (Source: WALB)
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 5:04 PM EST
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SUMTER COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - All Sumter County Schools will be closed for the rest of the week.

According to Sumter County Superintendent Walter Knighton, all schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, Jan. 13 and 14, due to the impact of COVID-19 in the area.

The schools will be deep cleaned during this time.

The Phoebe Mobile Clinic will also be in the front parking lot of the Sumter Primary School giving COVID shots to children from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Jan. 15.

Classes will resume Tuesday, Jan. 18.

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