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Two Guilford County schools reopen after 2 people tested positive for coronavirus

The schools were supposed to reopen Wednesday, but both schools stayed closed until Friday, the district says.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Editor's note: The video in this story is from a report about how to calm kids' fears of coronavirus. 

Two Guilford County elementary schools were closed Wednesday after two people tested positive for coronavirus.

According to the district, one person at each school, Vandalia Elementary and Washington Montessori Elementary, had positive tests.

The schools were supposed to reopen after 24 hours, but both schools stayed until Friday for deep cleaning, the district said.

Earlier this week, three Rockingham County schools were closed for cases of coronavirus. Holmes Middle School, Reidsville Middle and Western Rockingham Middle School will be closed until October 12.

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A classroom at Rockingham Middle School was also closed due to coronavirus. It is unknown when it will reopen.

School had been back in session for Rockingham for three days before the cases were discovered.

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