Numerous Covid-19 positive cases have been identified among participants at a high school athletic camp as well as social gatherings among students at Lake Zurich High School, according to a press release from the Lake County Health Department.
The health department said on Wednesday that at least 36 students from the high school have tested positive.
They have instructed all participants from the Lake Zurich High School athletic camps to self-quarantine for 14 days from their last possible exposure.
Lake Zurich High School held its first day of athletic camp on Monday, July 6. According to the release, numerous students were turned away during health screenings at the beginning of camp while others were sent home the first day after experiencing symptoms.
The school district was notified on the evening of the 6th that numerous students across multiple sports developed symptoms and tested positive.
Through contact tracing, the Lake County Health Department said they have identified several social gatherings prior to the camps where exposures may have occurred.