Several students at Olympia High School test positive for COVID-19 after attending 'super-spreading’ event

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Olympia High School closed “out of an abundance of caution” after 13 students attended a birthday party, health officials said Tuesday.

Officials said some are calling it a “super-spreading event."


Olympia High School has transitioned to LaunchEd@home until Sept. 21 due to the positive COVID-19 cases.

Olympia High School closed for two weeks after positive COVID-19 cases, 156 asked to quarantine

The school said they confirmed six cases with one pending within the school.

“This decision to pivot is out of an abundance of caution after several positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed and connected through FDOH contact tracing,” the school tweeted Sunday.

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