By: KDKA-TV News Staff

AMBRIDGE (KDKA) – Families of students in the Ambridge Area Middle School have been told students will move to remote learning for the rest of this week.

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According to a letter provided to families, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has advised the district to move to remote learning due to the number of positive COVID-19 cases.

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On Friday, the health department will advise the district if they can resume in-person learning.

All extracurricular activities are canceled as well.

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All other buildings in the district will remain open this week.