Floyd County High temporarily switching to virtual learning due to positive COVID-19 diagnosis

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FLOYD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — All students and teachers at Floyd County High School will be moving online for a week after an individual associated with the school has tested positive for COVID-19.

Floyd County Public Schools notified parents of the positive diagnosis on Wednesday, Nov. 11. According to the school district’s statement, the person was on the Floyd County High School premises on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

The New River Health District is reportedly investigating the situation.

However, school officials decided to move all Floyd County High School students and teachers to online learning for a week, starting Thursday, Nov. 12.

The school district says the students and teachers at the high school will return to in-person classes on Thursday, Nov. 19, but there will not be any school-related activities at Floyd County High School during this period of online instruction.

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