Two Castle students test positive for COVID-19

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NEWBURGH, Ind. (WEHT) – Two Castle students have tested positive for COVID-19. The positive tests came from one Castle High School student and one Castle South Middle School student.

Both Castle High School and Castle South Middle School say they immediately contacted anyone in direct contact with the student, and those students were sent home to quarantine for 14 days. Twenty-nine students are currently undergoing quarantine.

The announcement comes one day after Warrick County School Corporation Superintendent Brad Schneider announced two students had tested positive for COVID-19. According to messages sent to parents, the two students went to Castle South Middle and Castle High.

The schools say they will continue to work with the local health department to determine procedures.

Warrick County Schools returned to class on Wednesday.

For a full look at COVID-19 numbers in the Tri-State, click here.

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(This story was originally published on Aug. 14, 2020)

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