Two more positive cases of coronavirus reported at Sanford High School

Out of what school officials are calling an “abundance of caution,” Sanford High School and Sanford Regional Technical Center will switch from their “yellow” hybrid learning model to the “red” full-distance learning. The changes will be effective Monday, Sept. 21. The changes come as officials announced two more positive coronavirus cases amongst students and staff over the weekend. According to school Superintendent Matt Nelson, Sanford High School and the Sanford Regional Technical Center have now had three positive cases that are epidemiologically linked within a 14-day period. The first positive cases was announced Friday. According to the Maine CDC, three positive cases within that timeframe constitutes an outbreak. The superintendent’s letter to the public announcing the additional positive cases also details how officials are following safety guidance from the Maine CDC. The full letter can be found here.

Out of what school officials are calling an “abundance of caution,” Sanford High School and Sanford Regional Technical Center will switch from their “yellow” hybrid learning model to the “red” full-distance learning. The changes will be effective Monday, Sept. 21.

The changes come as officials announced two more positive coronavirus cases amongst students and staff over the weekend. According to school Superintendent Matt Nelson, Sanford High School and the Sanford Regional Technical Center have now had three positive cases that are epidemiologically linked within a 14-day period.

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The first positive cases was announced Friday.

According to the Maine CDC, three positive cases within that timeframe constitutes an outbreak.

The superintendent’s letter to the public announcing the additional positive cases also details how officials are following safety guidance from the Maine CDC. The full letter can be found here.