Student tests positive for COVID-19 in Tazewell County

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) – A student has tested positive for COVID-19 in the Tazewell area of Tazewell County.

According to a release from Tazewell County Public Schools, the positive case involving a student was discovered this afternoon.  Officials are releasing the information to remain open and transparent.   The Tazewell County Health Department is beginning contact tracing.

A full release can be seen below.

 

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