SEE ALL Coronavirus (COVID-19) News Alerts for Laredo
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With the coronavirus affecting many businesses and organizations across the globe, here's a list of stories of how it's affecting Laredo.
*The City of Laredo and Webb County have confirmed 135 positive cases of COVID-19 in our area. For more on the latest cases, click
*Commissioner's Court holds an emergency meeting where they are discussing how to keep our public safe. Click
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* UISD has sent a notice to parents of students at Colonel Santos Benavides that a student has been sent home after they self-reported a recent visit by a family member to a European country.
* As a result of the growing concerns regarding the virus, local colleges have decided to extend spring break for an additional week. Click
*UISD and LISD have not decided on whether or not their class schedule will be affected by the coronavirus concerns. At this time, they will leave for spring break and come back on March 23rd. Click
* Harmony Schools have also released a statement regarding the coronavirus. Officials say they will keep spring break as scheduled. To read the full statement Click
* Doctor's Hospital of Laredo has announced that they have tested two patients for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). City official says, "they are not considered a case or probable at this time." Click
*The City of Laredo says they are prepared to respond to any health hazard such as the COVID 19, in coordination with local, state and federal partners. Click
*Concerns regarding the coronavirus have altered school-related and sporting events here in the Gateway City.
*UISD was supposed to have its open house event which has been canceled. Here's a full link to the story. Click
*Although no cases have been reported in Laredo, United ISD is going to ask parents to fill out a survey regarding travel for spring break. Click
*The UISD Athletics Department has also suspended all of its non-essential travel games until further notice. Click
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