Roanoke City Public Schools gives update on COVID-19 cases

Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 3:25 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke City Public Schools has an update regarding its COVID-19 case numbers since the Fall 2020 school semester started August 31.

A total of five staff members and one student tested positive for the coronavirus, with added exposure to others.

“In each of these cases, the school district has worked closely with the Virginia Department of Health to communicate with those who tested positive and those who may have been exposed. Additionally, Roanoke City Public Schools has communicated to the entire staff when there has been a positive case with an exposure at a school. While most of our students are participating in virtual learning, we have also informed students who may have been on campus but were not exposed,” added Director of Marketing & Public Relations Justin McLeod.

The summary of cases is as follows:

Fallon Park Elementary- one student

James Breckinridge Middle- one staff member

Lucy Addison Middle- two staff members

Round Hill Elementary- one staff member

William Fleming High School- one staff member

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