Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

Jan. 26 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Thirty new cases reported, 5,202 people have tested positive, 309 are active patients, 4,842 have recovered and 51 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 15.7%.

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Education / Schools

SBC Office of Education releases results of reading challenge

County students read a combined 126,431,714 words from Sept. 22 to Dec. 21.

San Benito High School has a capacity for 3,400 students and is expected to climb by another 1,600 as new homes are built in the county. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

SBHS Trustees discuss construction of $165 million high school

New school would accommodate a third of the students of present school, cost property owners a minimum of $73 million.