Skyway Elementary reports a second COVID-19 case

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COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — Another person has contracted COVID-19 at Skyway Elementary, according to Coeur d’Alene Schools.

The school district says someone else has been identified as a “close contact” of this patient, and is now quarantining. The building is currently undergoing sanitization and deep-cleaning. CDA Schools says that this case is unrelated to the previous COVID-19 case at Skyway that left 24 people—including staff and students—isolating at home.

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An individual at Skyway Elementary School has been diagnosed with COVID‐19. One other individual identified as a close…

Posted by CDA Schools on Friday, September 25, 2020

This follows the CDA School Board’s decision to upgrade from the ‘orange’ category to ‘yellow,’ meaning only moderate risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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