Sussex Tech closing for 2 days after positive Covid-19 tests


After two staff members and one student tested positive this week for Covid-19, Sussex Tech will close for two days.

People who were in contact with the individuals have been notified individually and advised on the recommended course of action.

Sussex Tech will be close its campus on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 29-30, for deep cleaning. The campus was closed earlier this month after positive Covid-19 tests.

Sussex Tech is operating in a modified remote format, with the majority of students learning remotely.

The District encouraged all families to monitor students for any symptoms ofCovid-19. The District adheres to strict cleaning, social distancing, and hygiene protocols, including mandatory masking and frequent hand-washing and hand sanitizer use.

Sussex Tech has seen a higher rate of Covid-19 cases than the state’s other two counties.

It is possible that community spread remains a factor after spring outbreaks tied to the poultry processing and hospitality operations in beach areas.

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