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LCS: 30 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since April

Leon County Schools
Posted at 3:18 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 15:21:40-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla.(WTXL) — Leon County Schools has confirmed that 30 district employees that have tested positive for COVID-19 since April.

In a statement sent to ABC 27, LCS said they are aware of 30 district employees testing positive and that there are also 134 employees who are currently in quarantine protocols due to possible exposure.

The full statement can be read below.

The district is aware of 30 total employees that have tested positive for Covid-19 since tracking began April. There are an 134 employees that are currently in quarantine protocols due to possible exposure. The CDC guidelines declare up to a 14 day quarantine protocol when anyone is within six feet of a positive carrier for more than 15 minutes. When school begins, families will receive notification of a positive case on their school campus.

- Chris Petley, Leon County Schools Spokesperson

Leon County Schools are scheduled to start back on August 31.

Click here to learn more about Leon County Schools reopening plan.