A positive case of coronavirus prompted a lockdown at a high school in Monmouth County, authorities said. A student at Holmdel High School checked positive for COVID-19, according to Principal Brian Schillachi..
Earlier Thursday, parents told Daily Voice and revealed on a Facebook website, that a “shelter-in-place” was provided at the high school.According to an e-mail from the high school principal, district authorities positioned the lockdown mode into effect to control the motion of students while the few students who touched with the student who tested favorable were transferred to quarantine for their health and the health of others in the district. Schillachi wrote: “The Monmouth County Department of Health (MCDOH) has been informed and we are working closely to reduce any more risk for direct exposure. Per the guidelines from the Monmouth County Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, any students and workers who remained in direct contact with the person who checked positive will be required to quarantine for 14 days.”.
” In addition, the classrooms will undergo a deep cleaning and sanitization process,” he said.
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