Curley K-8 School reopens after COVID-19 outbreak

BOSTON — After a spike in COVID cases forced school officials in Boston to close the Mary Curley K-8 school for 10 days, students are scheduled to return Monday morning.

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Faculty members could be seen arriving around 7 a.m.

The school has been closed for 10 days after 45 COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the weeks leading up to the closure, according to Boston Public Schools.

The school took time off in part to ramp up staffing after being unable to manage test-and-stay that should have allowed students to remain in school.

As students prepare to return, COVID cases among younger people are on the rise. Cases among those aged 5-14 were higher than any other age group in the past two weeks, according to state public health data. The case rates per 100,000 people age 5-9 and 10-14 were 699, and 612 per DPH records published Thursday.

There is a vaccination clinic for students Monday from 3-4, and the public after 4 p.m.

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