PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Paterson Board of Education is extending remote-only learning until at least Jan. 19, 2021.

The board approved the plan Wednesday night, saying they would reassess the situation on Dec. 15.

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Data from the New Jersey Department of Health showed 16 confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks linked to in-school transmission since August.

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Some of those cases were in Passaic County, where several schools switched from hybrid learning to remote-only.

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