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Alice ISD: 11 positive COVID cases within the district, 50 test results still pending

The first wave of testing student athletes, coaches, directors and sponsors in Alice ISD happened last week. Two more testing dates are to follow in September.

ALICE, Texas — As part of the Alice ISD’s UIL restart, the district will be conducting coronavirus tests for student athletes, coaches, directors and sponsors. In order to participate in UIL activities, they must test negative for the virus. Students and staff must register online before getting tested. 

Wednesday, September 2 the district conducted the first wave of testing. According to the district 163 students and staff were tested. Of these tests 11 were positive and 50 are pending. The next round of testing will take place Wednesday, September 9. 

Testing Schedule

Wednesday, September 2: More than 100 high school athletes tested today. The results are pending.

Wednesday, September 9:

  • Testing day for band members, strutters, cheerleaders and basketball players. Testing will also be available for anyone who may have missed the last testing day.

Wednesday, September 23:

  • Testing will be for 7th and 8th grade athletes in volleyball, football, cross-country and golf.

The district says information on testing for any other sports or organizations will be available soon.