Two students, one staff member at Cave Spring High School test positive for COVID-19

No students or staff at risk of exposure, school leaders said.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Three people at Cave Spring High School have tested positive for COVID-19, school leaders announced on Monday.

No students or staff have been identified as being at risk of exposure, according to a letter sent to staff and obtained by 10 News. School leaders said the cases are unrelated.

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School leaders said they’re working with the Roanoke and Alleghany Health Districts. An exposure is determined by an individual who has had close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. A close contact is considered less than 6 feet, for at least 15 minutes, with or without a mask, according to the health department.

School leaders urged staff members and families to continue to monitor their families' health and check for COVID-19 symptoms.

For more on coronavirus cases in local schools, click here.

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