There have been three positive cases of the coronavirus from staff at Matoaka Elementary School this week, prompting Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools officials to return students there to remote learning until Nov. 16.
The school also closed at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, according to an online post from WJCC.
The district’s COVID-19 dashboard on Thursday showed the first positive case at Matoaka was reported Saturday, then another Wednesday and one more Thursday – all staff members.
So far, there are nine total reported coronavirus positive cases in the school district.
Some schools in the district transitioned to Path 2 of WJCC’s Return to Learn Plan, and Matoaka was one of them.
Unrelated to the coronavirus, two other WJCC elementary schools Laurel Lane and Clara Byrd Baker –– have a mold outbreak which has now delayed the return of K-3 students to the classroom until Nov. 9.
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