27 Under Quarantine, After 3 COVID Cases at King Elementary

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FRAMINGHAM – A total of 27 individuals are or have been under a quarantine after three positive cases of COVID-19 ties to King Elementary school.

This is the largest number of cases and quarantine at a school since the maintenance department at Fuller Middle School last month.

The district said in an email to families & staff that individuals who were “identified as close contacts of the person with COVID-19 have been notified and instructed to remain home in quarantine. Those individuals received a phone call from the 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.

Last week, the Framingham Public School district announced a COVID dashboard.

The district said as of This afternoon, November 25, there have been 9 COVID cases in the district.

On November 23, a cases was announced at Barbieri Elementary School. Two individuals are under a quarantine.

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.

The Superintendent of Schools announced last week, that about 2,000 high needs students would NOT return to the classrooms in December – this is phase III.

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