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New student, staff virus infections occur at El Paso’s Irvin, Franklin & Coronado high schools

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The campus of El Paso's Franklin High School.

EL PASO, Texas — Five new confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been diagnosed among students and staff in El Paso Independent School District high schools, officials said Tuesday.

Two Irvin High School students, a Franklin High School student and a student and the staff member at Coronado High School have all tested positive for Covid-19. All five of those infected were on campus.

District officials said all students and employees who may have been exposed due to close contact with the infected individuals were notified.

In addition, EPISD indicated the affected areas of the two schools have been disinfected.

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