Four new COVID-19 cases confirmed within Amherst County Public Schools

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Amherst County Public Schools confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 at schools in the district.

According to officials, there is one new case at Amherst County High School, one new case at Monelison Middle School, and two new cases at Elon Elementary School, which is closed for in-person classes due to staffing issues related to COVID-19.

Amherst County High School and Monelison Middle School will remain open at this time.

Elon Elementary School is expected to re-open on Monday, Jan. 25.

There is no confirmation whether or not any of the above cases of COVID-19 are students.

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