300 New Braunfels ISD students quarantined due to multiple positive COVID-19 cases

Rebecca Villarreal, communications director for NBISD, released a statement confirming the quarantine was due to multiple positive cases within the district. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Rebecca Villarreal, communications director for NBISD, released a statement confirming the quarantine was due to multiple positive cases within the district. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Rebecca Villarreal, communications director for NBISD, released a statement confirming the quarantine was due to multiple positive cases within the district. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Community Impact Newspaper has received independent verification from New Braunfels ISD regarding a mass quarantine of students this week.

Rebecca Villarreal, communications director for NBISD, released a statement confirming the quarantine was due to multiple positive cases within the district.


"In the last week, we had to quarantine nearly 300 students districtwide," Villarreal said. "This is due to multiple positive cases that resulted in multiple close contacts. I am not able to comment on specific students or student groups that have been impacted due to privacy issues. All close contacts have been notified and are under quarantine until a prescribed date that has been issued by the NBISD Health Service Department."

Community Impact Newspaper will update this story as more information is forthcoming.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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