Three COVID-19 cases identified at Manteo High, 75 quarantined

Published 5:08 pm Wednesday, November 4, 2020

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Dare County Schools announced Wednesday afternoon in an email to families that Manteo High School will be closed Thursday, November 5 for students and staff for cleaning and sanitizing after notification of three lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases at the school.

The message from Superintendent John Farrelly further stated that upon “initiation of contact tracing, the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services identified seventy-five (75) stakeholders who have been identified as direct contacts. These stakeholders will begin quarantining immediately following NC Department of Health and Human Services guidelines.”

Manteo High School is slated to reopen on Friday, November 6.

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