Orange County middle school closed through Thanksgiving due to coronavirus cases

Orange County middle school closed through Thanksgiving due to coronavirus cases

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orange County School district is temporarily closing another school due to COVID-19 cases prompting a large number of quarantines.

Students at Horizon West Middle school will transition to online learning beginning Wednesday, effective through the Thanksgiving break.

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According to Orange County Public Schools, there are a total of eight confirmed face-to-face COVID-19 cases which resulted in nearly 200 quarantines.

During the break, scheduled to end November 30, the school district says all OCPS campuses will be cleaned and disinfected.