Tuesday morning, Corinth School District announced in a statement released to parents that two additional students in grades 9-12 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
This bring the total up to five cases for Corinth School District in six days of instruction.
Corinth School District was the first school system in the State of Mississippi to reopen after shutdowns due to COVID in March.
In the statement released, the school district confirmed the additional cases and had already began contact tracing the two students.
If notified that they had been in contact for an extended period of time, students will be required to stay home for fourteen days from the last known contact with the infected individual.
Per the statement released by the school, “Being one of the first school districts to reopen, the Mississippi State Department of Health and Center for Disease Control are in close and frequent contact with us to help ensure that we are creating as safe a learning environment as possible.”