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Schools in Cayuga County update remote learning plans after officials call for delay

Several schools in Cayuga County are planning to stay with remote learning through the middle of January.

Over the weekend Public Health Director Kathleen Kuddy and Cayuga County Legislature Chair Aileen McNabb-Coleman issued a joint-statement calling for schools to hold off on returning students until the third week of January.

It was part of an effort to keep infection rates down and prevent community spread.

Auburn, Cato-Meridian, Skaneateles, Southern Cayuga, and Union Springs are all implementing remote learning through January 19th. Officials in Weedsport posted to their website late-Sunday that they would stick with remote learning through this current week. Moravia Central School also said it would shift to remote learning for the first week of January.

Over the weekend, Cayuga County reported a mass of new cases and officially crested the 1,000 active case mark on Sunday.