Mayor de Blasio closes 2 schools in the Bronx due to positive coronavirus case

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Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that two schools in the Bronx will be closed Thursday due to a positive coronavirus case.

The mayor says the Laboratory School of Finance and Technology and South Bronx Preparatory will be closed for 24 hours after a student's ‘self-confirmed’ positive case of COVID-19. According to the mayor's press secretary "self-confirmed" means the parent reported has reported the case.

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The Department of Education says it will be completely disinfecting the building.

 

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