Rustburg High School in Campbell County reports new coronavirus case


CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Campbell County school officials say one person from Rustburg High School is reportedly under isolation after being diagnosed with the coronavirus.

According to Campbell County Public Schools’ Director of Operations, Denton Sisk, the school district learned of the COVID-19 positive individual at Rustburg High School on Monday, Nov. 23.

The person who tested positive has reportedly been told to isolate and any close contacts associated with this person have been instructed to start their quarantine period.

“Campbell County Schools will continue to implement strategies to mitigate the spread of Covid-19,” Sisk stated. “The health and wellbeing of our students, faculty, and community are our primary concern.”

Monday’s case marks at least the fifth case reported from Rustburg High School in the past two months, joining the cases reported on Sept. 21, Oct. 16, Oct. 22, and Oct. 30.

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