A favorable case of coronavirus triggered a lockdown at a high school in Monmouth County, officials said..
A student at Holmdel High School tested positive for COVID-19, according to Principal Brian Schillachi..
Earlier Thursday, parents told Daily Voice and announced on a Facebook site, that a “shelter-in-place” was issued at the high school.
According to an e-mail from the high school principal, district officials put the lockdown mode into effect to control the motion of students while the couple of students who touched with the student who evaluated favorable were moved to quarantine for their health and the health of others in the district..
” In addition, the class will go through a deep cleansing and sanitization process,” he stated.
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Schillachi wrote: “The Monmouth County Department of Health (MCDOH) has been alerted and we are working carefully to mitigate any more danger for exposure. Per the guidelines from the Monmouth County Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, any trainees and employees who remained in direct contact with the individual who tested favorable will be needed to quarantine for 14 days.”.