Albany School District identifies positive case in Pine Hills Elementary community

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The city school district of Albany posted a COVID-19 update on Tuesday describing someone connected to Pine Hills Elementary School on Allen Street as positive for the coronavirus.

The Albany County Health Department has notified us that we have a confirmed case of COVID-19 involving one of our schools. A member of the Pine Hills Elementary School community has tested positive. This is the first confirmed case of COVID-19 that health officials have notified us about involving the City School District of Albany.

Albany City School District Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams

The health department will contact families, employees, and anyone else who may have been affected. The district had already canceled classes starting Monday out of coronavirus fears.

Pine Hills Elementary teaches grades prekindergarten to fifth grade.

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