Editor’s Note: The video above is from Gov. DeWine’s press conference on October 20.
According to President Sarah Bolton, the first two months of school were successful.
“Now, however, I write with the sad news that, over the past 10 days, we have experienced significant COVID-19 clusters on campus,” she says in the letter.
The school is now moving to remote learning and has canceled in-person activities.
“We are so deeply sorry to have to make this change, but our first commitment is to keep one another – and the larger City of Wooster community – safe,” she says.
The school has been doing on campus testing, but that hasn’t mitigated the increase.
About 12% of the most recent tests have come back positive, according to the school’s coronavirus dashboard.