By HENRY FREDERICK / Headline Surfer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Volusia County school district has reported six new cases of COVID-19 since Wednesday.
These included five students and one staff member at DeLand High, Heritage Middle, McInnis Elementary, Pine Ridge High and Southwestern Middle.
That makes 65 cases in all - 36 student cases and 29 staff cases districtwide - since school began Aug. 31.
No further information has been reeleased.
Shyla Pennington, who a teaching assistant in the Volusia County Schools for nearly two decades and most recently at Sugar Mill Elementary in Port Orange, died week ago on Saturday of COVID-19..
Volusia County Manager George Recktenwald on passing of paramedic Gerald "Jerry" Jones due to COVID-19: 'This is a tragic and devastating loss for the county and the entire EMS team'
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Jones, who was 51-years-old, worked for EVC ambulance and then its successor, Volusia County Emergency Medical Services for 21-plus years, dating back to May 1999.