Home School School group in Epping stuck in Europe due to COVID-19 outbreak

School group in Epping stuck in Europe due to COVID-19 outbreak

GRACE: A GROUP OF STUDENTS AND CHAPARONES FROM EPPING ARE STUCK IN ITALY DUE TO A COVID OUTBREAK. SCHOOL OFFICIALS TELL NEWS 9 8 OF THEIR 35 TRAVELERS TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE VIRUS ONE DAY BEFORE THEY WERE SUPPOSED TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY. WHILE THOSE WHO TESTED NEGATIVE RETURNED TO NEW HAMPSHIRE. THOSE WHO TESTED POSITIVE QUARANTINED IN THEIR HOTEL ROOMS. NOW. JUST FOUR PEOPLE REMAIN IN QUARANTINE. AWAITING A NEGATIVE TE.ST >> THEN AFTER THAT, IF YOU’RE STILL TESTING POSITIVE YOU’VE REACHED THE 10-DAY MAXIMUM THAT ITALY HAS SET FOR US. SO OUR HOPE IS THAT WE CAN LEAVE AFTER THIS

Epping school group stuck in Italy due to COVID-19 outbreak

A group of high school students and chaperones from Epping are stuck in Italy due to a COVID-19 outbreak.School officials said eight of their 35 travelers tested positive for the virus one day before they were supposed to leave the country. While those who tested negative returned to New Hampshire, those who tested positive quarantined in their hotel rooms.Now, four people remain in quarantine and are waiting for a negative test.”Then after that, if you’re still testing positive you’ve reached the 10-day maximum that Italy has set for us. So, our hope is that we can leave after this,” said Tyler Nekton, interim principal of Epping High School. Nekton said they expect to leave Italy on Tuesday.

A group of high school students and chaperones from Epping are stuck in Italy due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

School officials said eight of their 35 travelers tested positive for the virus one day before they were supposed to leave the country. While those who tested negative returned to New Hampshire, those who tested positive quarantined in their hotel rooms.

Now, four people remain in quarantine and are waiting for a negative test.

“Then after that, if you’re still testing positive you’ve reached the 10-day maximum that Italy has set for us. So, our hope is that we can leave after this,” said Tyler Nekton, interim principal of Epping High School.

Nekton said they expect to leave Italy on Tuesday.

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