2020-03-26 03:33:44uni2019

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Coronavirus Update: Six Bay Area Counties Extend School Closure Through May 1

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Officials with six Bay Area counties announced Wednesday that the current school closure due to COVID-19 would be extended through May 1.

“Seven Bay Area county health officers, in collaboration with their six county superintendents of schools have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures and student dismissals from regular school attendance through May 1, 2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19 to the maximum extent possible,” the joint statement issued by the Santa Clara County Office of Education read.

“The safety and wellness of students, school personnel, and the community are the highest priorities of all schools and districts in these six counties,” the statement went on to say.