Welsh Academy Goes Virtual for Two Weeks After Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

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The Welsh Academy's new building which opened in October. Photo via Nathan Kuczmarski '22.

By Nathan Kuczmarski ’22 and Terry McCafferty ’22

After several months without any COVID-19 cases, a student at The Welsh Academy has tested positive for the virus this past Tuesday. Because of the small size of the school– under 50 students–this single case led to more than 15% of the student body to be quarantined. As previously outlined in guidelines given by the school, this percentage surpassed the threshold required to move students online. In response, the school has followed through on these procedures in a push to maintain safety.

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