Franklin Academy student tests positive for COVID-19

From WSJ Staff Reports

A student at the Wake Forest Franklin Academy has tested positive for coronavirus. 

Denise Kent, school administrator, said a student on Franklin Academy’s High School campus tested positive. Kent said the academy is working with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services guidelines on contract tracing to contact anyone who came in close contact with the student. She said anyone who has been exposed has been contacted and is quarantined, and she said the virus was not caught at the school.

The student who tested positive is reportedly isolating at home. Franklin Academy has daily screens of staff and students, requires face coverings and maintains social distancing in classrooms and other areas, she said.

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