Central Bucks Pennsylvania School District closes 5 schools due to Coronavirus exposure

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DOYLESTOWN, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Officials in Bucks County, Pennsylvania said a person from out of state, who is now known to have the coronavirus, attended a gathering in the county and exposed a number of people to COVID-19.

That exposure led to the closure of five schools in the Central Bucks School District on Friday.

In a news release, county officials said the decision to close the schools was made by Superintendent John Kopicki on Thursday night after learning that the person attended a recent private gathering at a residence in central Bucks County.

At the time of the gathering, no one knew the out-of-state individual was ill, including that person. The exact location of that gathering was not released, nor was the home state of the coronavirus patient.

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At that gathering were multiple children and staffers who attend or work at the five schools that were closed, county officials said.

The schools that were closed are:


    • Butler Elementary School


    • Central Bucks South High School


    • Titus Elementary School


    • Tohickon Middle School


  • Tamanend Middle School


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