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Delaware is preparing for the Coronavirus if it should make an appearance on the peninsula.

The Public Health Division’s said that she believes the risk of the virus so far is low but says that businesses, schools and resident should be aware of the symptoms and the precautions that resident should take.

WBOC reports that the First State actions range from activating its Health Operations Center and monitoring asymptomatic people returning from Mainland China to frequent communication with emergency responders and health officials.

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Two students at the University of Delaware have been screened for the Caronavirus.

WBOC reports that university officials say the students do not live on campus and are currently in isolation at a local hospital.

The school says that the Division of Public Health is conducting the tests along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

University officials say the risk of student is low.

There are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the First State.