Update: EPISD reports five COVID-19 cases on Tuesday

El Paso News

This story had been updated throughout to add two additional cases at Irvin High School.

EL PASO, TEXAS — The El Paso Independent School District on Tuesday reported that five students and an employee have tested positive for COVID-19.

According to EPISD, the students attend Coronado, Franklin and Irvin high schools. Two students attend Irvin High School. The employee works at Coronado High School.

As outlined in EPISD’s School Reopening Guidelines, the District has notified all students and personnel who may have been in the same areas on campus or who may have been exposed.  

All affected areas of the campus have been disinfected.

To abide by federal privacy laws, EPISD will not disclose the name, gender or any other information about the students.

For information about EPISD’s Reopening Plan and protocols, visit episd.org.

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