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Fort Mill High School cancels football practices after person tests positive for COVID-19

The district says it notified anyone who may have been in close contact with the individual who tested positive. All football practices through June 26 are canceled.

FORT MILL, S.C. — Editor's Note:  A previous version of this story stated all athletic practices have been cancelled, per a release from Fort Mill Schools.  The school district issued a correction to the media statement, stating "Only football practices at Fort Mill High School have been canceled at this time in response to the notification of a positive COVID-19 test."  

All football practices at Fort Mill High School are shut down after a person affiliated with the athletic department tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced Monday. 

Fort Mill Schools confirmed the positive test with the following statement Monday:

“The district was notified that an individual involved with the athletic program at Fort Mill high school tested positive for Covid-19. As per district protocols, we have notified anyone who may have come into direct contact with the individual who tested positive.”

Football practice through June 26 has been canceled.

The district has not said if the person who tested positive was a student or an employee of Fort Mill High School.

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