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CHS student tests positive

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A Chesterton High School student in the hybrid L-Z cohort has tested positive this morning for COVID-19, the Duneland School Corporation (DSC) is reporting.

The student has not been in school since Friday, Sept. 25.

The administration, in consultation with the Porter County Health Department, has conducted contact tracing measures for this person, and no individuals (zero) have been identified as closed contacts.

“Please be aware that privacy laws, including HIPAA and FERPA, prevent us from sharing further information regarding students and staff,” DSC added.

According to the Chesterton Tribune’s records, 15 DSC students or staffers have tested positive for COVID-19 since classes began:

-- Sept. 3: one Liberty Elementary student.

-- Sept. 11: one Chesterton High School student; and two Bailly Elementary students.

-- Sept. 14: one CHS student.

-- Sept. 15: one Liberty Intermediate staffer.

-- Sept. 16: two CHS students; and one LIS staffer.

-- Sept. 17: one Yost Elementary staffer; and one LIS staffer.

-- Sept. 18: one WIS student.

-- Sept. 23: one CMS student.

-- Sept. 26: one CHS student.

-- Sept. 30: one CHS student.


Posted 9/30/2020





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