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Hopewell High School closed after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

The governor said Monday that no Maryland resident should leave home unless it is for an...
The governor said Monday that no Maryland resident should leave home unless it is for an essential job or an essential reason such as getting food and medicine or seeking urgent medical attention.(NBC12)
Published: Oct. 30, 2020 at 6:31 AM EDT
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HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) - Hopewell High School is closed from now until Tuesday after a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.

The school district says that the person did come in contact with other employees who are now in quarantine. No students were exposed.

While the school is closed, cleaning and sanitization will take place.

The school district will make a decision on Nov. 2 if the school can reopen on Nov. 4 after Election Day.

All in-person learning and SOL testing are canceled today and Nov. 2.

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