Coronavirus USA Updates: COVID-19 cases at school attended by Amy Coney Barrett’s children

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Coronavirus USA Updates: COVID-19 cases at school attended by Amy Coney Barrett's children
Coronavirus USA Updates: COVID-19 cases at school attended by Amy Coney Barrett's children

There have been positive tests for COVID-19 at the small private school in South Bend, Indiana, that some of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s children attend, Trinity School confirmed to ABC News.

The president of Trinity Schools, Jon Balsbaugh, declined to address specifics of the positive tests. A teacher and two students tested positive, according to The New York Times.

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In a statement, Balsbaugh said that the school’s coronavirus measures include a mix of remote and in-person learning, mask usage indoors and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained, daily health checks and temperature screenings, and “rigorous contract tracing protocols” in the event of a positive case.

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Barrett brought her family to the White House last month when President Donald Trump announced her nomination to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Over a dozen attendees of the Sept. 26 Rose Garden event have since tested positive for COVID-19 in what Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, called a “superspreader event” in an interview with CBS News Radio on Friday.

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