Amherst County Public Schools confirms two new COVID-19 cases

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This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. (NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP)

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — District officials at Amherst County Public Schools have confirmed two new cases of coronavirus at two of its schools.

As of Tuesday, Jan. 19, officials say one case has been confirmed at Amherst County High School and one case has been confirmed at Amherst Elementary School.

Both schools will remain open at this time.

There is no word whether or not any of the infected individuals are students.

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