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Bishop Gorman HS reports person on campus tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 9:07 PM, Aug 20, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Bishop Gorman High School reports a person on campus has tested positive for COVID-19.

Gorman officials say the school learned of the positive test on Thursday and has been in contact with the Southern Nevada Health District while following the school’s response plan.

Principal Kevin Kiefer and President John Kilduff say the families of the 20 students who were in the affected classroom have also been notified, along with staff and the Diocese of Las Vegas.

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The classroom has undergone full sanitization and sterilization since the reported test, with the SNHD recommending everyone in the on-campus class move to distance learning for 14 days.

Gorman officials say in a note to parents and students that they take the safety and health of their students seriously, and are following the recommendations out of an abundance of caution.

The students who were in the classroom will be moving to distance learning starting on Friday with officials saying they do not anticipate any changes in the health status of the impacted students while continuing to follow COVID-19 policies and procedures.