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Vicksburg Warren School District reports first positive COVID-19 case involving student

In its reporting to the Mississippi State Department of Health Monday, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced one student tested positive for COVID-19. This marks the first confirmed positive case for a student this school year.

The student reportedly attends the Academy of Innovation. Also in its report Monday, the district said one additional student at AOI had been quarantined due to potential exposure.

This is the second week the district — along with other districts within the state — has been required to file updated COVID-19 numbers with the state.

In its first week of reporting, which was filed Aug. 24, the district reported three positive cases involving school employees at South Park Elementary and one other South Park employee who had been quarantined.

The Vicksburg Warren School District returned to both in-person classes and distance learning Aug. 17.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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