ALVARADO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Over 130 members of a high school band in North Texas have been quarantined after several positive COVID-19 tests within the group.
District officials said Thursday that the Alvarado High School band will be quarantined until Saturday, Oct. 24.READ MORE: Public Health Experts Say Dallas Cowboys COVID Outbreak Shows Pandemic Far From Over
According to Alvarado ISD, one staff member and two students had tested positive for the virus.READ MORE: AP Source: Rangers Snag Shortstop Corey Seager For $325 Million, 10-Year Deal
“This decision was made with the safety and health of all students in mind and wanting to keep the cases and any potential exposure isolated,” the district said in a statement.MORE NEWS: TCU Officially Hires SMU's Sonny Dykes As New Coach
The district said the band has 132 members.