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More Than 80 Students Quarantined in Tennessee County


August 11, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 80 students in a Tennessee school district have been quarantined during the first week of classes after a student tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus, officials said.

News outlets report that a student at Cookeville High School tested positive and others who were in close contact with the student have been told to quarantine for 14 days, according to the school district in mostly rural Putnam County.

An additional seven teachers and staff, and a bus driver, are also at home due to a positive test or coming into close contact with someone who tested positive.


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