Laramie County School District 1 on Friday reported that 13 students and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week, eight more cases than the previous week.

"These individuals were at the following locations -- Central High, East High, Henderson Elementary, Hobbs Elementary, Johnson Junior High, McCormick Junior High and South High," LCSD1 Superintendent Dr. Boyd Brown said in a news release.

Brown says those who had direct contact with the individuals who tested positive will be contacted and will receive guidance regarding next steps.

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Friday's report comes just three days after the district dropped its mask requirement.

As of June 3, which was the last day of classes for LCSD1 students, Laramie County had 78 active lab-confirmed cases, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

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