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Student at Vonore Elementary School tests positive for COVID-19

Monroe County Schools is asking families and staff present on March 11 or 12 to self-quarantine.

VONORE, Tenn. — All people who were inside of Vonore Elementary School on March 11 or 12 are being asked to self-quarantine after a student tested positive for COVID-19 said Monroe County Director of Schools Dr. DeAnna McClendon.

"Late Friday afternoon, I was contacted by Monroe County Health Department and informed we had a student at Vonore Elementary school who had tested positive for COVID-19," McClendon said in a statement to 10News on Saturday. 

"We were asked to contact the families and staff present on March 11 or 12, 2020 and ask them to self quarantine for the next 14 days. Currently all classes have been suspend in the district thru April 3, 2020."

RELATED | Daily Coronavirus Count

As of Saturday at 3 p.m. the Tennessee Department of Health said there are 371 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Tennessee, including three in Monroe County.

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