Student at Lanai High and Elementary School tests positive for COVID-19

Student at Lanai High and Elementary School tests positive for COVID-19
Lanai High and Elementary will close early Wednesday. (Source: Google)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Lanai High and Elementary School says a student recently tested positive for COVID-19. 

School officials sent a letter to the community Tuesday saying the student was last on campus Jan. 7. They did not disclose the age or grade of the student.

“We have the ability to play a large role in combating this pandemic,” School Principal Elton Kinoshita said. “I urge everyone to do their part both on and off campus, which includes following county, state and federal requirements to stop the spread of the virus.”

Crews are now contact tracing and sanitizing the appropriate areas.

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