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Second COVID-19 Case at Naugatuck High School

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The school superintendent in Naugatuck notified parents Monday that a second person at Naugatuck High School has tested positive for COVID-19.

The person was last in the building on Wednesday, Sept. 9, according to Superintendent Chris Montini.

Sept. 9 was the day students and staff were dismissed early after the school learned a student had tested positive for coronavirus and was in the building on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

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Naugatuck High School was closed for the remainder of last week and students were instructed through online learning. They returned to in-person learning at school on Monday, the same day administrators learned of the second positive case.

According to Montini, the Naugatuck Valley Health District completed a contact tracing investigation involving the second infected individual and determined there was no exposure or risk to others.

Students at Naugatuck High School will continue with in-person learning based on a recommendation from the Naugatuck Valley Health District and the school's medical advisor, Montini said.

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