Confirmed case of COVID-19 at a Columbus County School

Confirmed case of COVID-19 at a Columbus County School
With a rise in COVID-19 cases on college campuses around the country, some people suggest shutting things down and sending students home. Local health experts say that may do more harm than good. (Source: WBRC)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - A student in Columbus County has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Kelly Jones, the public information officer for the school system, there is one confirmed case of coronavirus at Hallsboro Artesia Elementary School. The school will operate as normal Monday. No students will be quarantined as a result.

No other details have been released.

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