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Albert Lea Schools To Use Thermal Scanners After 1st Known COVID-19 Case

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Minnesota schools big and small are doing everything they can to stop COVID-19 from shutting their doors.

The Albert Lea Area Schools Administration is using thermal scanners to screen students as they enter the high school.

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Albert Lea schools started last week and reported their first-known case of COVID-19 at the high school Friday. The school has since underwent a deep clean.

Eight other students have to quarantine for two weeks.

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