Crowded Georgia school reports nine cases of COVID-19

The principal of North Paulding High School in a suburb west of Atlanta sent a letter Saturday to parents disclosing the positive tests.
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DALLAS, Ga. (AP) – A Georgia high school has told parents in a letter that six students and three staff members tested positive for COVID-19, days after viral photos showed the school’s hallways packed with people. The principal of North Paulding High School in a suburb west of Atlanta sent a letter Saturday to parents disclosing the positive tests. The letter said the students and staff members were inside the school building “sometime” last week. It’s unclear whether the school district will quarantine others who may have been exposed. The school made headlines last week when viral photos showed packed hallways and students without masks.

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