50 staff members at Staten Island middle school must quarantine, DOE says

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Fifty staff members at Intermediate School 51, on Staten Island, must quarantine after coming in contact with another staff member who tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Thursday.

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According to the Department of Education, "social distancing protocols" that were put in place to prevent situations like this were not followed and is the reason why such a high number of teachers are having to self-quarantine.