Cranston Student tested positive for COVID-19

CRANSTON, R.I (WLNE) – Cranston Public Schools were notified of a positive test result of COVID-19 on Friday.

The student was from Cranston High School West.

As a result of the positive tests, the Department of Health has instructed the school department to issue the following guidance to all members.

  • Beginning Friday, all students, faculty, and staff of Cranston High School West must quarantine themselves at home, under an abundance of caution, for the next 14 days.
  • Students and Faculty should not leave their homes for the duration of the quarantine.
  • Those affected by a quarantine should monitor themselves if they begin to exhibit fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath
  • Family members may leave their homes, at their discretion, but should not admit visitors for any reason
  • Any family members exhibiting symptoms should also quarantine themselves for 14 days.
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