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Broward Student Tests Positive For COVID-19; 4 Show Symptoms

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The South Florida Sun Sentinel

Broward County Public Schools are reporting that at least one first grader and two employees — each from different schools — have tested positive for the virus. Four more Broward County students presented symptoms.

At least one Broward student and two employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since schools reopened Friday, while four students have been sent home due to possible coronavirus symptoms.

The first confirmed case was a first grader on the west campus of the Pembroke Pines Charter Elementary School, run by the city of Pembroke Pines, spokeswoman Marianne Wohlert said. The employee cases were at Miramar High and Park Trails Elementary in Parkland, according to incident reports filled out by district administrators.

The students showing symptoms were at Central Park Elementary in Plantation and three Pembroke Pines elementary schools: Palm Cove, Chapel Trail and Pembroke Pines Elementary.

Read more from our news partner at The South Florida Sun-Sentinel.