Rockbridge County Schools reports four new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, 30 students placed into quarantine

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ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Rockbridge County Schools has confirmed additional COVID-19 cases in its district which has resulted in over two dozen students being forced into quarantine.

In a release on Wednesday, Sept. 8, the district has announced the following:

  • One staff member tested positive for COVID-19 at Central Elementary School
    • Four students in quarantine from this positive case
  • Two students at Maury River Middle School tested positive for COVID-19
    • Nine students in quarantine from these cases
  • One student at Fairfield Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19
    • 17 students in quarantine from this case

Before that, the district announced the following cases and quarantines on Tuesday, Sept. 7:

  • Three students at Rockbridge County High School tested positive for COVID-19
    • 16 students are in quarantine from these cases
  • Three students at Maury River Middle School tested positive for COVID-19
    • 18 students are in quarantine from these cases

The district says they are continuing to work closely with the Virginia Department of Health during contact tracing efforts.

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