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Students at Huron County elementary school may have been exposed to COVID-19

The news was confirmed in a letter to parents and guardians Tuesday.

NORWALK, Ohio — Students at Pleasant Elementary School in Norwalk may have been exposed to coronavirus. 

The news was confirmed in a letter to parents and guardians Tuesday from the Huron County Health Department. The letter asks guardians to be on the look out for symptoms of COVID-19 in their children for the next several days. 

"People have been infected with the virus in our area, including some who are not sure how or where they became infected," the release read. " While this instance is one possible exposure, your family members may have many others depending on their history of activity in the community over the last few weeks."

The letter distributed by Huron County Public Health also provided tips on how-to avoid the spread of coronavirus. 

To read the complete letter, read below:

As of Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio Department of Health reported that there are now 704 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state. 10 people have died, with 182 more hospitalized. 

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