Positive COVID-19 case reported at two New Hanover County schools

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A positive COVID-19 case has been identified at two New Hanover County schools, according to the school system.

A schools spokeswoman says the first was identified in an employee at Noble Middle School and the second in an employee working at Ashley High School.

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She says the last date the noble employee worked was June 16, and the last date the Ashley employee was present at work was  June 18.

The health department says its notifying anyone who may have come in contact with either of these employees.

Health officials remind you to following the three W’s — wear a mask, wait 6 feet away from others, and wash your hands often.