TEXAS, USA — Gregory-Portland ISD announced on Facebook that a student athlete in the G-P Middle School strength and conditioning program tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the district the student has not attended practice since last week. The program will be suspended until Monday, July 13.
"The G-PMS coaching staff confirmed that all safety procedures have been followed for the program including social distancing, face masks worn inside facilities, temperature checks upon arrival, and other protocols in place as defined by UIL as well as the G-PISD Athletic Department." stated the district.
Gregory-Portland High School will be continuing their summer workout program as scheduled.
Calallen Independent School District officials announced their summer strength-and-conditioning program, sport-specific training, and summer band program will be canceled as of Friday, June 26.
Officials at Calallen ISD say they will be suspending their summer programs due to an increase of COVID-19 cases in their area. All summer programs will resume Monday, July 13.
Flour Bluff ISD has suspended its summer strength-and-conditioning program after two district employees tested positive for COVID-19. One employee who tested positive is a Student-Nutrition employee, officials say.
The district also says the second employee who tested positive "had limited contact with staff and students" involved in the Flour Bluff Athletics Strength and Conditioning Program. The program is being suspended until Monday, July 13. The district's swimming and diving program is exempt from the suspension.
Sinton ISD also shut down their summer strength-and-conditioning program after someone who attended their camp tested positive for the coronavirus.
Because of the increasing COVID-19 numbers, several other area high schools have temporarily stopped their summer athletic practices well.
A list of schools that canceled summer workouts due to possible COVID-19 exposure:
- Gregory-Portland Middle School - 1 student tested positive
- Carroll High School
- St. John Paul II - 1 student, 1 person attending the camp tested positive.
- Falfurrias High School
- Santa Gertudis High School
- Banquete High School
- Bishop High School
- Sinton High School - 1 person attending the camp tested positive.
- Moody High School
- Kingsville High School
- Alice High Scool
- Aransas Pass High School
- Flour Bluff High School
- Ingleside High School
- London ISD
- Mathis High School
- Odem High School
- Taft High School
- Three Rivers High School
- King High School
- Miller High School
- Ray High School
- Veterans Memorial High School
- Incarnate Word Academy
- Robstown ISD
- Skidmore-Tynan High School
- Tuloso-Midway High School
- Calallen ISD
- Hebbronville ISD
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