Moorestown Twp. Public Schools announce 1 presumptive positive case of COVID-19

This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (orange) — also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19. ( National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIH )

Officials with the Moorestown Township Public Schools announce one presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in the Burlington County community.

Moorestown Township Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott McCartney made the announcement Sunday night.

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School officials are working toward students learning in an online platform for the foreseeable future. Officials say they are working on children in grades 3 – 5 to bring devices home for learning.

In order for parents to access books or other personal items, the school district is working on a plan for designated access to materials.

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Beginning Tuesday, March 17, staff will be accessible remotely from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. to help students and parents. Anyone with specific questions can email those questions at COVIDquestions@mtps.com.

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