FROM WSJSTAFF REPORTS
A fourth-grade student at Thales Academy Wake Forest Pre-K-5 has tested positive for COVID-19, and all fourth-grade students and teachers there are under a 14-day quarantine, school officials have announced.
The student was asymptomatic throughout the time at school and passed the daily temperature check and symptom screen checklist to get into the school. The student contracted the virus from a family member at home, a school statement said.
Officials pledged that Thales Academy will continue thorough cleanings throughout the school day.
“Thales Academy is committed to numerous safety protocols and will continue to work to keep students, staff, and families as safe and healthy as possible,” the school said in the statement.