WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) — A coronavirus outbreak was reported at William Winchester Elementary School in Westminster Thursday.
According to a letter that went out to school staff and parents, the Maryland Department of Health defines an outbreak as two positive linked cases.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Soggy But Mild Weekend In Store
In a statement to WJZ, Carroll County Public Schools says William Winchester did have a case of COVID-19.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 18 New Deaths Reported Saturday As Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Continue To Decline
“One person tested positive and had contact with another person who is now positive. Anyone involved as been notified,” CCPS said in an email to WJZ.
The school said its staff has been working to maintain COVID-19 protocols in schools.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Mayor, Gov. Hogan Clash Over Available COVID Vaccine Doses For City Residents