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Spring Grove Area High School closes due to COVID-19

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
Spring Grove Area High School in Jackson Township, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Spring Grove Area High School will close for two weeks after two new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Tuesday, according to a news release on the school district's website.

Students transitioned to virtual learning on Wednesday and will not resume in-person learning until Dec. 1. The affected areas in the high school have been cleaned and sanitized, and no other buildings in the district will close, the release states.

"As a reminder, please continue to closely monitor your child’s health and seek medical attention if any symptoms arise that are new and/or not explained by another reason," wrote Superintendent George W. Ioannidis.

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The high school's closure came the same day as York County reported 238 new cases of COVID-19, a record-shattering increase.

As of Wednesday, there had been 8,632 cases of COVID-19 in York County and 227 deaths linked to the disease since the outbreak began.

— Logan Hullinger can be reached at lhullinger@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @LoganHullYD.