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104 students, 8 staff members quarantined at Fort Pierce Westwood High School for coronavirus

Football practice canceled at school
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Posted at 11:32 AM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 11:32:52-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The coronavirus is impacting another school in St. Lucie County.

School spokeswoman Lydia Martin said Tuesday that 104 students and eight staff members must quarantine at Fort Pierce Westwood Academy.

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TCPalm reported that a student at the school tested positive Monday for COVID-19.

The coronavirus concerns have forced the cancelation of football practice at Fort Pierce Westwood.

St. Lucie County began classes on Aug. 24.

Since then, COVID-19 cases have already been reported at multiple schools in the county, including St. Lucie West Centennial High School, Frances K. Sweet Elementary, St. Lucie West K-8, Samuel Gaines Academy K-8 and Weatherbee Elementary School.