MADISON, NJ - In a letter to parents and guardians, Mark Schwarz, Superintendent of Schools in Madison stated that the district has confirmed one case of COVID-19 within the school district.

"I write to you today to share that the Madison Public School District has been made aware of at least one confirmed case of COVID-19 within our student body", Schwarz wrote.

Individuals who had direct contact with the student have been identified and were notified by The Department of Health, he said. 

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"All Madison residents and MPS employees should act with the assumption that they have been exposed to COVID-19, as is appropriate during an officially recognized pandemic", he continued.

No additional information identifying the student and their family will be released, including the school the student attends, wrote Schwarz.

"All parents and students should remember that our State's decision to close schools was for the prupose of slowing the spread of the virus.", wrote Schwarz. "Threfore, we need to continue our quarantine strategy until SARS-COV-2 testing efforts can tell us who is carring the virus, who is immune, and who has yet to be exposed'.

"Until then, stay strong and stay home", he wrote.


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