Hoggard student athlete tests positive for COVID-19

Hoggard High School in Wilmington on Oct. 2, 2018. (Photo: WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A second student athlete inside the district has tested positive for COVID-19 since workouts resumed on July 6.

In a news release, the family of a student athlete at Hoggard High School notified New Hanover County Schools about the positive test.

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The athlete last attended a practice at Hoggard on Friday, July 24.

The student was following all health and safety guidelines and did not enter Hoggard High School.

Any close contacts are being identified by the public health department.