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Four Vista Unified students test positive for coronavirus

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Posted at 7:31 PM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 22:32:40-04

VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Four students within the Vista Unified School District have tested positive for coronavirus within the last week, the district confirms.

According to the district, two high school students, one middle school student, and an elementary school student have tested positive for COVID-19 since October 20.

“We have notified all parents, students and staff members involved based on the COVID-19 identification and tracing protocol,” the district said Monday.

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Officials say the students identified as COVID-19 positive didn’t come into close contact with every student, but the district says it’s “proceeding with an abundance of caution and considering each of these as close contacts.”

“These students and staff members were placed into a 14-day quarantine at home in accordance with the Decision Guide requirements,” the district added. “Their classes will pivot to the virtual learning model using Canvas and Zoom as their learning platform.”