By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A Christian school in Kankakee is facing a steep penalty for declining to enforce the state’s school mask mandate.

Kankakee Trinity Academy, a pre-k to 12th grade school, will not be able to participate in events with other elementary and high schools in the state.

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The school will also lose access to some types of state aid.

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The weekly update shows there are now 81 COVID-19 school outbreaks across Illinois. Most of the outbreaks involve less than five cases.

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The list will be updated on Friday.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff