RIDGEFIELD \u2014 A new COVID-19 case in the Ridgefield High School community was reported Friday. The person was among the 371 students and staff in quarantine districtwide on Friday. The 371 students and staff were told to quarantine as a result of 14 incidents of potential exposure dating to Nov. 9. Eighteen cases of potential exposure were previously reported and those quarantines have ended. Ridgefield Public Schools announced Friday there have been \u201c32 known cases of COVID-19\u201d this school year, according to the COVID-19 data tracker on the school system\u2019s website. \u201cOver time, we have placed 798 students and staff in quarantine after potential exposures in school,\u201d the website stated. \u201cTwo of these 798 have tested positive. \u201cWe do not know if in-school transmission occurred in these cases. We cannot rule it in or out.\u201d Superintendent of Schools Susie Da Silva said the RHS case announced Friday was \u201cnot connected to in-school\u201d transmission. Ridgefield High School students were last in the building on Wednesday. Remote learning will extend through the Thanksgiving break due to what Superintendent of Schools Susie Da Silva described as \u201cstaffing challenges.\u201d The RHS student body began full remote learning after four additional COVID-19 cases at the high school were reported Wednesday. Those quarantined districtwide include 322 students and 49 staff members, according to the COVID-19 data tracker on the school system\u2019s website. The totals in quarantine include 232 students and 24 staff from Ridgefield High School. Of 14 incidents that have resulted in the quarantines, eight are associated with Ridgefield High School \u2014 including two incidents where RHS teams had \u201cprobable\u201d exposures to athletes from opposing teams. Of the other six potential exposures in Ridgefield schools that have led to quarantines, two are cases from East Ridge Middle School, two are from Scotts Ridge Middle School, one was from Scotland Elementary School and one was from Barlow Mountain Elementary School. Nineteen students and 12 staff members from Farmingville Elementary School who had been in quarantine as the result of a \u201cprobable\u201d COVID-19 case there returned to school Wednesday after the individual thought to have the disease tested negative for COVID-19 and positive for influenza, officials said. In announcing the new case at RHS on Friday morning, Aaron Crook, the school system\u2019s COVID-19 liaison, said no contact tracing would be necessary. \u201cThis individual had a known exposure to the virus and has been in quarantine since they were exposed,\u201d Crook said.