Sep 17, 2020
Howe Avenue Discovery Club Student Tests Positive For COVID-19
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A student at a San Juan Unified school program has tested positive for COVID-19, the district announced Wednesday.
Officials say the child attended one of Howe Avenue Elementary’s Discovery Club groups.
According to a release from the district, the student was last on campus Sept.9. Students and staff who may have been exposed will be notified.
In the meantime, other students and staff are being asked to quarantine. The Discovery Club class will be closed through at least Sept. 24, and the site will be sanitized.
SJUSD said the Discovery Club used several strategies to reduce the likelihood of spreading COVID-19 including face masks, increased cleaning, encouraged frequent hand washing, and minimizing the number of students or staff who interact with each other.
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Illinois Governor Isolating After Aide Is COVID-19 Positive
The staff member had attended events with the first-term Democrat all last week including in Chicago, Marion and Marseilles.
“Both the governor and the staffer were wearing masks during the entirety of their interactions,” read a statement from Pritzker’s office.
Although the aide had tested negative Wednesday during a weekly test for all staff, the staffer began feeling symptoms and tested positive Monday. Pritzker and all other staff members tested negative the same day.
According to the statement, they will all remain in isolation, but state operations will continue without interruption.
The statement didn't specify where Pritzker will be. A message left Tuesday for his spokeswoman wasn't immediately returned.
In May, a senior member of Pritzker's staff also tested positive after feeling symptoms. Pritzker quarantined at his Chicago mansion, broadcasting COVID-19 briefings for reporters from a home office.
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