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Los Angeles Unified students, staff must take Covid test before returning to campuses

Students and school employees in Los Angeles Unified School District will be required to take a Covid-19 test before they can return to campuses next week, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The school board voted to require testing at a special meeting Monday morning because of the high rate of Covid infection in the Los Angeles area. School board members hope to catch cases before students return to the classroom Jan. 11.

Tests can be taken at district test centers or at other locations, and can be PCR tests or antigen tests. Results should be sent to the district’s Daily Pass system by Jan. 9, according to the article.