Amherst County Schools confirms COVID-positive case at Amherst County High School

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"Amherst County High School will remain open during this time as the exposure has been contained."

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Officials with Amherst County Public Schools has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 at Amherst County High School, marking the school’s second case in less than a week.

In a statement released on Sunday, Sept. 27, Amherst County school officials say they have implemented contact tracing procedures with the Central Virginia Health Department to determine the status of continued in-person instruction.

The district says the individual did not have direct exposure with other members of the community.

“Amherst County High School will remain open during this time as the exposure has been contained,” said Sunday’s release from Amherst County Public Schools.

School officials did not say whether or not the positive case involves a student.

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