By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) —  Baltimore City Public Schools has extended its winter break by two days to provide time for students and staff to test for COVID-19, the school system announced Thursday night.

Winter break for students is extended through Tuesday, January 4. The two missed learning days will be made up in June.

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Testing for staff will be available for staff at schools on Jan. 3 and 4, and some high schools will offer testing opportunities for students on Jan. 4.

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Students who test positive will be required to quarantine for ten days.

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CBS Baltimore Staff