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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Public Schools announced tonight, December 7, it became aware of a “Brophy community member who tested positive for COVID-19.”

This is the first case at Brophy Elementary School in the 2020-21 school year.

Brophy is the 12th school in the district to have a case now.

Framingham Public Schools are now remote starting today, December 7.

This is the 24th case in the public school district.

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“As per district guidelines, comprehensive contact tracing was initiated and all impacted community members were notified and provided guidance about next steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at Brophy,” said the District in an email to families. 

“FPS schools are cleaned daily in accordance with our COVID-19 protocol and CDC guidelines. In instances where a school community is engaged in in-person learning and an individual tests positive for COVID-19, deep cleaning is implemented. We will continue to be vigilant in adhering to all of the protocols that have been put in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19,” said the District.

Framingham Public Schools had about 50–600 students in the classroom through Friday, December 4.

Students and staff are expected to return to the classroom on January 4, 2021, at this time.

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