COVID-19 exposures send White County 7th grade into quarantine

Seventh graders in White County’s public schools shifted to distance learning Tuesday due to COVID-19 exposures and school quarantine protocols.

The school system announced the change Monday.

White County Assistant Superintendent Scott Justus said, “the 6th and 8th grades will continue in-person classroom instruction.”

Public health officials have confirmed 1102 cases of COVID in White County since March. Of those cases, 752 have recovered, 120 have been hospitalized, and 26 people have died, according to figures released Nov. 16 by the White County Public Safety Department.

Dean Dyer of WRWH New contributed to this report

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