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27 New Haven School Bus Drivers Test COVID Positive

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New Haven, Connecticut, school officials are investigating after more than two dozen bus drivers in the city tested positive for COVID-19.

The city contracts with a private bus company called First Student. Officials said the outbreak may trace back to a birthday party attended by bus drivers, according to Hearst Connecticut Media.

The company has suspended its bus services in New Haven through Friday. New Haven schools have been fully remote this year, but still use buses for some activities.

First Student said the 27 employees who tested positive are in quarantine and all other employees are being proactively tested.

Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.