COVID cases, exposure have 260 Gwinnett school employees not working

COVID cases, exposure have 260 Gwinnett school employees not working
Gwinnett Schools (AJC File)

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — The largest school district in the state reported Sunday that 260 employees have tested positive for the coronavirus or are in quarantine because of possible exposure as they prepare for the new school year, according to our partners at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Gwinnett County Public School teachers began in-person pre-planning Wednesday at the 141 facilities throughout the county. By the next day, approximately 260 employees had been excluded from work due to a positive case or contact with a case.

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The number is fluid, said Gwinnett spokeswoman Sloan Roach, as new reports come in and others move out of quarantine after a period of time.

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