Bulloch Co. Schools notified of four positive COVID tests in the district

ByWTOC Staff|August 19, 2020 at 2:09 PM EDT - Updated August 19 at 9:14 PM

BULLOCH COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Bulloch County School District was notified of four positive COVID-19 tests at schools in the district on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

According to the school district, one confirmed positive case is at Langston Chapel Middle School, the second confirmed positive case was at Mattie Lively Elementary School, the third was a student at Nevils Elementary School, and fourth was an employee at Portal Elementary School.

The school system states that 25 students have been quarantined at Langston Chapel, four staff members and two students have been quarantined at Mattie Lively Elementary, three employees and 16 students at Nevils Elementary School and one employee and six students at Portal Elementary School.

The school system states each person that could have had close contact or exposure was notified, quarantined in school and their parents were contacted to pick them up.

The identified students will be quarantined for 14 days at home, and they will receive instruction from their Bulloch County Schools teachers via distance learning using the school district's Google Classroom and Google Meets tools.

The school system states that all areas of the school undergo deep cleaning measures and the area where the COVID-19 positive person was present has been temporarily closed within the school to receive immediate cleaning.

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