Ga. School District Quarantines Hundreds Of Students Over Fears Of COVID-19 Exposure

Barely a week after Georgia reopens its public schools, a district north of Atlanta reports nearly 60 positive tests among students, teachers and staff, and closes one hard-hit high school.

Barely a week after Georgia reopened its public schools amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a school district north of Atlanta has ordered 925 students, teachers and staff to self-quarantine after dozens tested positive for the coronavirus. The district also announced the temporary closing of one of its hardest-hit high schools.

Cherokee County School District Superintendent Brian Hightower said in a Tuesday that

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