FRAMINGHAM – An individual at “Barbieri Elementary School” has tested positive for COVID-19, announced the Framingham Public School district today, November 23.
Barbieri now becomes the seventh school in the public school district with a COVID-19 case, since the school year began.
The district said in an email individuals who were “identified as close contacts of the person with COVID-19 have been notified and instructed to remain home in quarantine.
Individuals who may have been close contacts for that individuals received a phone call from the public school district.
The district considers close contact to be within 6 feet of the person for at least 15 cumulative 15 minutes with a 24 hour period.
There have been 3 COVID cases and 10 individuals under quarantine at King Elementary School this month.
Most of the district’s 9,000+ students are attended school virtually.
Framingham Public School returned a couple hundred students in October with the highest needs to their physical classrooms.
On November 5, roughly another 300 students returned to the classroom, including more students at BLOCKS preschool.