Since our last report in Thursday’s Record, Canadian ISD has received new reports of five new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed positives among staff and students to 55, and the number of active positive cases to 15. Last Wednesday evening, Superintendent Lynn Pulliam reported at CHS staff member as the 51st confirmed positive, noting that the staffer was already in quarantine and had had no close contacts. On Thursday evening, Dr. Pulliam reported the 52nd confirmed positive in a CES staff member who does not work directly with students and involving no close contacts. On Friday, the school district received notice of its 53rd and 54th confirmed positives involving students in fifth and eighth grades, both of whom had already been in quarantine. In the only report to date this week, Dr. Pulliam reported Tuesday that one more confirmed positive case involved an eleventh-grade student at CHS who had last been at school on Nov. 17.