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East Texas student tests positive for COVID-19 after returning for new school year


MCLEOD, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) — Shortly after an East Texas school district begins the new school year a student has tested positive for the coronavirus.

According to the McLeod Independent School District, a child at the elementary campus recently tested positive for COVID-19.

McLeod ISD officials traced the student’s path throughout the day and the parent of any student who was in close contact has been notified.

The first official day of school for McLeod ISD was Friday, Aug. 14.

On Monday a letter sent to parents confirming the coronavirus case was posted on the McLeod ISD Facebook page:

Click here for COVID-19 Prevention, Mitigation, and Response Procedures at McLeod ISD

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