The Diocese of Evansville Catholic Education Office reported seven new positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, Sept. 28.
Of the newly reported cases, six were identified within students. The education office said six more students had tested positive for COVID-19 - with four students being from one diocesan Catholic school and two from a second diocesan Catholic school.
The seventh new positive COVID-19 case reported by the Diocese of Evansville Catholic Education Office was in an employee.
According to the education office, all individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 are self-quarantining and will return school at the appropriate time.
Additionally, all potential close contacts of coronavirus-positive individuals have been contacted and asked to self-quarantine.
The education office also said Monday that administrators of Reitz Memorial High School had notified all families that in-person classes would resume on Wednesday, Sept. 30, with the continuation of COVID-19 safety protocols.
The Diocese of Evansville Catholic Education Office works with 26 diocesan Catholic schools across eight counties in Southwestern Indiana.