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McDade schools report COVID-19, briefly close

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A positive case of COVID-19 was detected on campus at McDade ISD last week, and schools were closed until Monday for cleaning. McDade ISD reported the case on Thursday evening through their Facebook page @McDadeISD. The person was sent home immediately, and the case was reported to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the Texas Education Agency and Bastrop County health officials, according to McDade ISD. Those agencies worked with school staff to prevent any future spread, and county health authority Dr. Desmar Walkes performed contact tracing to find all individuals who had contact with the patient and require them ...

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