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Some Tehama County schools temporarily closing due to Covid-19 cases

Some Tehama County schools are shutting down after coronavirus infections.

Posted: Oct 20, 2020 4:27 PM
Updated: Oct 20, 2020 5:41 PM

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. – Some Tehama County schools are shutting down after coronavirus infections.

Gerber School students and staff are on mandatory quarantine until Oct. 29. The school will be closed for in-person learning until Nov. 2. According to the school, all students and staff that were directly exposed have been notified.

Los Molinos High School has confirmed two positive coronavirus cases. Students will come back to school on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Superintendent of Los Molinos Unified School District, Joey Adame, said there will be a deep clean of the high school.

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Two schools in Corning are also dealing with positive coronavirus cases.

Maywood Middle School in Corning is still open; however, some students are in quarantine after a seventh-grader tested positive. Officials with Maywood said they have received approval from Public Health to continue in-person instruction and distance learning as planned.

All first, second, and fourth graders are Woodson Elementary School in Corning are in quarantine after a third-grader tested positive for the virus.

Officials at Woodson Elementary said this case did not originate at school, and has not impacted their staff to a level that would require a closure. TK, Kindergarten, fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth graders remain open for in-person learning.

On Oct. 20, Tehama County confirmed 50 new virus cases. In total, Tehama County has reported 792 positive cases, 606 recoveries, and eight deaths.

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