Hundreds of students at 3 Seminole County high schools in quarantine

Seven positive cases reported at Lake Mary High

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Seminole County school officials are working to contact trace students at Lake Mary High School after reports of multiple positive cases.

According to officials, seven people at Lake Mary High School tested positive for COVID-19. Since the positive diagnosis, 127 students have entered into quarantine.

Other high schools also saw high quarantine numbers last week. Two cases at Hagerty High School led to 112 students in quarantine and 135 students were asked to quarantine at Lake Brantley High School.

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“By the end of the day, we will potentially be close to 100 students quarantined,” school leaders said.

According to officials, some students were involved in extracurriculars which is why the number of students needing to self quarantine is higher than usual.

Seminole County Public Schools returns for their second semester on Jan. 4.