Raymond High Basketball Shut Down After Player Tests Positive For COVID-19
The Raymond High School boys basketball team has been shut down due to a player testing positive for COVID-19, according to a release from the school district.
Superintendent Tina McCoy, Raymond High School Principal Steve Woodward and Athletic Director Davinney Brazeau released a joint statement Friday night that the school was informed a boys basketball player tested positive for coronavirus.
As a result, the entire program is required to self-isolate for 10 days. All players and coaches will not be able to resume team activities until December 28 and are considered to be close contacts of the individual who tested positive, per the release.
The release said the infected individual is self-isolating in accordance with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocols. The individual will not be able to return to school activities for at least 10 days.
No further information about the individual will be released, the release said.
According to the release, the district is actively working with and following guidelines from the DHHS.
Raymond was scheduled to play Campbell High School on Friday, per the team's MaxPreps page. The Rams had only one other game scheduled prior to that December 28 target date, a December 21 contest slated against Fall Mountain High School.