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Suffolk School Board votes to halt all in-person learning until at least January 4

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Posted at 4:02 PM, Nov 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-13 16:04:12-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Public Schools officials met Thursday night and voted on a plan for schools as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

They discussed in-person learning and the School Board voted to halt all in-person learning until at least January 4.

This decision came the day before Governor Northam announced new COVID-19 restrictions in Virginia.

Starting at midnight on Sunday November 15, the restriction on gatherings will now drop from 250 to 25 people. All public and private in-person gatherings must be limited to 25 individuals. This includes outdoor and indoor settings.

Additionally, children 5 years old and over need to wear masks in indoor public spaces, the restriction was previously set at 10 years and older.

There is no additional information available at this time and News 3 has reached out to the Suffolk Schools Superintendent for more.

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