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COVID-19 outbreak quarantines nearly 300 Albert Lea students

COVID-19 outbreak quarantines nearly 300 Albert Lea students Photo: AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File.

Associated Press
Created: August 27, 2021 12:40 PM

Administrators in the Albert Lea school district say the coronavirus has significantly disrupted the start of classes with nearly 300 students quarantining for exposure to COVID-19.

After five days of classes at Albert Lea Area Schools, there have been 36 positive cases, sending 290 students into quarantine and prompting changes to the district's face mask requirements.

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