Cape Henlopen student tests positive for COVID-19

SUSSEX Co., Del. – A student at Cape Henlopen High School has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Cape Henlopen School District, which is operating under a hybrid model, sent an email out to parents on Tuesday, notifying them of the case.

In that email, the school district said: “We learned today that a student at Cape Henlopen High School tested positive for COVID-19. This person will not return to school until the 14-day quarantine period has passed. In this instance, social distancing and mask wearing was practiced consistently and the Division of Public Health (DPH) has advised that no further quarantining from staff or students is warranted. Individual families will be contacted as necessary.”

The Cape Henlopen School District ended their email by reiterating the fact that Cape Henlopen High School adheres to strict cleaning, social distancing and hygiene protocols.

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