Manchester Schools Respond To 10 COVID Cases

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  MANCHESTER – Manchester School District officials published a letter addressing 10 new cases of COVID-19 reported among students and staff.

  Those new cases of coronavirus have not been linked to activities in district schools, according to Superintendent David Trethaway.

  Two staff members from the Whiting School; and one student and one staff member from the Ridgeway school were shown to be positive as well as one staff member and one student from Manchester Township Elementary School. Other cases included two high school students and one high school staff member, and a middle school student who had tested positive.

  Trethaway said staff or students who were shown to be close contacts were quarantining.

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  Meanwhile, Manchester Township Elementary School staff and students are on full remote instruction following a staff member who was revealed to have tested positive and exposed several other staffers of the school at an event outside of the elementary school.

  According to the school district, remote instruction at the Manchester Township Elementary School is ending on January 22 and will resume in a hybrid format on January 25.