Two positive virus cases reported at PHS Thursday

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Perry Community School District Superintendent Clark Wicks announced Thursday that one Perry High School student and one PHS adult tested positive Dec. 3 for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

All students and families in contact with this student have been notified, Wicks said, and 28 students and one adult will be quarantined for 14 days in conformity with direction from Dallas County Public Health.

“Perry Community School District has a total of three positive cases, which is a rate of .001,” Wicks said. “Very low positivity!”

All other students can attend classes as normal, he said.

The current population of students and staff in the Perry Community School District numbers 1,801, including 1,521 students receiving onsite instruction and 159 receiving off-site instruction.

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