Amherst County Schools confirm positive case of COVID-19 at Monelison Middle School

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AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Officials with Amherst County Public Schools have confirmed that an individual at Monelison Middle School has tested positive for COVID-19.

The district mentions that the school will remain open at this time and have not confirmed whether or not the individual is a student.

In a media release, Amherst County Public Schools says that anyone who may have had close contact with this individual will be contacted by the Central Virginia Health Department and/or Amherst County Public Schools.

Those contacted will be asked to remain at home and monitor for symptoms of cough, shortness of breath or a temperature of at least 100.4°F and practice social distancing for 14 days from your last contact.

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