25 staff members in quarantine at Central High School

Central High School

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- Following several positive COVID-19 cases at Central High School, 25 staff members are in quarantine, a Providence Public Schools official told ABC6 in a statement  today.

Eighteen of those staff members are teacher’s union members, according to the statement.

The school saw a large number of employee absences today– 42 of 129 staff members, including 34 of its 99 teachers.

Due to its alternating schedule, teachers and staff were able to cover classes in attendance, according to the statement.

©WLNE-TV/ABC6 2020

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