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Ursuline Academy, St. Rita close out of precaution due to COVID-19, officials say

Both schools will undergo a thorough cleaning, officials said Wednesday.

Two schools in Dallas made the decision to close out of precaution due to COVID-19, officials said. 

Wednesday morning, Ursuline Academy of Dallas posted on its Facebook page that a member of its extended school community is “presumed positive” for COVID-19. 

Ursuline Academy said "out of an abundance of caution," the campus will remain closed throughout the day and undergo a thorough cleaning.

However, Dallas County health officials have not released additional details regarding this case. 

St. Rita Catholic School in Dallas was also closed Wednesday, a spokesperson with the diocese confirmed. 

The school will remain closed throughout the rest of the week and will also undergo a deep cleaning, officials said. 

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