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ASHLAND – Ashland Public School District reported 23 new, positive COVID-19 over the last 24 hours.

Each building principal will notify families whose children are impacted. At the high school, impacted students will be notified by email. Please ask your high school student to regularly check their school email account. Emailing and calling AHS families is not feasible at this time due to the significant number of cases,” said Supt. Jim Adams, in his email to families today.

Below is a breakdown of the cases per school:

Pittaway School 3 cases

Warren School 3

Mindess School 5

Ashland Middle School 2

Ashland High School 10 
Total Positive Cases23

“Positive students are reminded they have the responsibility to notify anyone they believe would be a close contact. Please do your part in keeping our community safe,” said the Superintendent.

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The public school district announced on it would no longer be doing contact tracing or participate in the “test and stay” program.

The Town of Ashland has seen a surge in COVID cases since the holidays.

In the last 2 weeks, the Town of Ashland reported 389 new COVID cases, according to Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

The rate of positivity over the last 14 days increased from 4.59% to 11.34%

Ashland to deal with this surge in cases has decided to limit access to municipal building, including Town Hall, the Community Center, and the Library.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.