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Ohio closes all kindergarten through 12th grade schools on coronavirus worries

Key Points
  • All kindergarten through 12th grade schools in Ohio — including public, private and charter schools — will be closed from the end of day on Monday through April 3 on worries over the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Mike DeWine said on Thursday.
  • "We are in a crisis, so we have to treat it like one," DeWine said in a message on Twitter.
Students arrive for school at Warren High School on August 21, 2019 in Vincent, OH.
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All kindergarten through 12th grade schools in Ohio — including public, private and charter schools — will be closed from the end of day on Monday through April 3 on worries over the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Mike DeWine said on Thursday.

"We are in a crisis, so we have to treat it like one," DeWine said in a message on Twitter.