COVID continues to crop up at local schools
ADDISON COUNTY — An individual associated with Middlebury Union High School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement Wednesday afternoon from MUHS Principal Justin Campbell.
“Luckily, this individual was not in school when contagious and is following all of the guidance from the VT Dept. of Health,” Campbell wrote in an email to the MUHS community. “We have been in contact with local and state health officials and all are in agreement that there are no additional restrictions or precautions needed at MUHS.”According to the Addison Central School District COVID-19 Reporting Dashboard, both MUHS and Middlebury Union Middle School have reported one positive case in the past seven days.
Elsewhere in the county, Bristol Elementary School, Monkton Central School and the Orwell Village School each reported one positive case of COVID-19 in the week ending Feb. 14, according to the Vermont K-12 COVID dashboard.
Statewide, 68 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Vermont K-12 schools between Feb. 8 and 14, and 594 total cases have been reported in schools since the pandemic began.
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