Valley City (CCHD) –City County Health reports that  a daycare center in Valley City has temporarily closed following  a child testing positive for the COVID-19 virus last week.  Issues include quarantining the positive case and looking into close contacts.

Administrator Theresa Will says the voluntary closure happened on Monday, October 12. She said they tentatively plan to reopen on October 22nd.

She said a number of the close contacts occurred last week.

It’s the second time a daycare center has voluntarily shutdown due to the COVID-19 virus in Valley City. The first was reported in late August of 2020.