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Winter Garden Student, 9, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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Kelly Sikkema

The Florida Department of Health in Orlando County reports that a 9-year-old child tested positive for the coronavirus at a private school in Winter Garden. It is the county’s first case in a school. 

“They wear masks at all times in the classroom, so we consider the exposure was minimal to the students and teachers,” says Raul Pino, of the county's health department.

Pino says eight students in the class were exposed. All are under quarantine, and the child’s family has been advised to get tested.