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St. Louis school reopens after parent's coronavirus test comes back negative

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Posted at 5:03 AM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 05:27:58-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 8:45 a.m. | The parent has tested negative for COVID-19. Classes will resume today.

ORIGINAL STORY | A St. Louis school is closed today, as they await test results on a parent being tested for coronavirus.

Classes at New City School were canceled for Tuesday. The parent was tested for, but has not yet been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Members of the family were not at school on Monday, and are currently self-quarantined in their home.

The school also serves as a polling place and will be open for voting. Voting will occur in the dining hall, which officials said has been thoroughly cleaned.