BEDFORD, MA — Bedford School officials have learned from the local health department that a ‘community member’ at John Glenn Middle School has tested positive for the coronavirus, district superintendent Phillip Conrad announced in a message to district families on Wednesday.
The alert did not specify whether the person who had tested positive is a student or staff member, but said the district received word of the positive test from the Bedford Board of Health.
Conrad wrote in the message that the first course of investigation was to determine whether the person attended school during the infectious period. State health officials define the infectious period as being within two days of when the person became symptomatic or, if the person is asymptomatic, within two days of being tested.
The Board of Health has determined, Conrad said, that the person was not at school during the infectious period and that no