Positive COVID-19 case forces Medical Lake High School classes online Friday

MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. — Medical Lake High School held classes online Friday because of a COVID-19 case.

It was posted online that school would be 100 percent virtual. It also said all extracurricular activities would be canceled.

Superintendent Tim Ames said the school learned somebody tested positive Thursday night.

To help limit the spread of the virus and do more contact tracing, Ames said they decided to move classes online.

Ames said they plan to have classes back in-person Monday. He added more information for students and parents should be available as soon as possible.

You can see the number of COVID-19 cases reported at the school here.

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