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Previously known Pinal County coronavirus case is school-related

Mar 8, 2020, 7:07 PM | Updated: Mar 9, 2020, 12:58 pm
(Facebook photo/CDC)...
(Facebook photo/CDC)
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PHOENIX — A member of the American Leadership Academy’s Ironwood K-12 campus was identified as having a presumptive positive test for the coronavirus.

According to a press release from the Arizona Department of Health Services, the individual did not have severe illness and has fully recovered.

The person was not on campus while ill, according to the release, and health officials deems the risk to others outside of close contact to be low.

Since the school is on spring break, administrators will have time to fully implement health recommendations before school resumes.

Arizona Department of Health Services confirmed two more coronavirus test results over the weekend, bringing the total number of cases in the state up to five.

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